Paragdih Village, with population of 1370 is Varanasi sub district's the 389th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Paragdih village is 1 km2 and it is the 359th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1651 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Paragdih village to Varanasi is 26 km. Pin code of Paragdih village is 221101. The village comes under Paragdeeh panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away.


The village is home to 1370 people, among them 698 (51%) are male and 672 (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paragdih village is 16%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 186 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1028. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.4% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 32.2%. General caste population has increased by 33.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.6% and child population has increased by 11.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 1114. There are 1093 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 352 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 864 people in the village are literate, among them 530 are male and 334 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paragdih is 76%. 90% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Paragdih has 45% (622) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 40% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.