Katari Village, with population of 5333 is Varanasi sub district's the 36th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Katari village is 4 km2 and it is the 33rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1437 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Cholapur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 19 km away.


The village is home to 5333 people, among them 2690 (50%) are male and 2643 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Katari village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 872 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4925. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.4% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 7.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.3% and child population has decreased by -17.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 882 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3149 people in the village are literate, among them 1840 are male and 1309 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Katari is 70%. 82% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Katari has 34% (1838) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 25% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.