Dharsauna Village, with population of 5707 is Varanasi sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dharsauna village is 3 km2 and it is the 45th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1756 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Dharsauna village is 221101. The village comes under Gharsona panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 1 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 5707 people, among them 3013 (53%) are male and 2694 (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharsauna village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 860 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharsauna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,707 3,906 1,801 0 912
Male 3,013 2,042 971 0 476
Female 2,694 1,864 830 0 436

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4676. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.5% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 22.5%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.3% and child population has decreased by -15% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharsauna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22 23 19 0 -15
Male 23 23 21 0 -18
Female 22 23 17 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 855. There are 916 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharsauna

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 1 -25 0 60
2011 894 913 855 0 916
2001 902 912 880 0 856

Literacy

Total 3427 people in the village are literate, among them 2082 are male and 1345 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharsauna is 71%. 82% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharsauna

Total Male Female
Change 10 4 18
2011 72 82 60
2001 61 79 42

Workers profile

Dharsauna has 28% (1616) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 8% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharsauna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 17 11 72
Male 47 30 17 54
Female 8 3 5 92