Dherahi Village, with population of 918 is Varanasi sub district's the 321st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dherahi village is 1 km2 and it is the 387th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1412 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dherahi village to Varanasi is 24 km. The village comes under Lalmankote panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 24 km away.


The village is home to 918 people, among them 474 (52%) are male and 444 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dherahi village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 130 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 656. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.1% which is -11.7% lower than male population growth rate of 45.8%. General caste population has increased by 26.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.7% and child population has increased by 2.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 917 and in schedule tribe is 1182. There are 969 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 81 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 103 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 653 people in the village are literate, among them 387 are male and 266 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dherahi is 83%. 95% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Dherahi has 27% (251) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 9% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.