Garsara Village, with population of 3073 is Varanasi sub district's the 133rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Garsara village is 2 km2 and it is the 159th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1862 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Garsara village to Varanasi is 17 km. The village comes under Gadsara panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.


The village is home to 3073 people, among them 1587 (52%) are male and 1486 (48%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garsara village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 482 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2643. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.2% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 16.3%. General caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.3% and child population has decreased by -15.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 1833. There are 871 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 122 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1880 people in the village are literate, among them 1084 are male and 796 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garsara is 72%. 81% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Garsara has 38% (1166) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 28% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.