Gola Village, with population of 1394 is Varanasi sub district's the 383rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gola village is 1 km2 and it is the 201st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1018 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Gola which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gola village to Varanasi is 13 km. The village comes under Gola panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 15 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1394 people, among them 723 (52%) are male and 671 (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gola village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 195 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,394 1,081 313 0 193
Male 723 580 143 0 107
Female 671 501 170 0 86

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1186. Female population growth rate of the village is 19% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has increased by 21.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.7% and child population has decreased by -24.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18 22 5 0 -25
Male 16 21 0 0 -23
Female 19 23 9 0 -27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 864, in schedule caste is 1189. There are 804 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gola

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 12 98 0 -51
2011 928 864 1,189 0 804
2001 907 852 1,091 0 855

Literacy

Total 975 people in the village are literate, among them 563 are male and 412 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gola is 81%. 91% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gola

Total Male Female
Change 12 7 17
2011 81 91 70
2001 69 84 53

Workers profile

Gola has 33% (463) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 18% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gola

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 24 10 67
Male 47 40 8 53
Female 18 6 12 82