Handiyadih Village, with population of 3438 is Varanasi sub district's the 107th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Handiyadih village is 3 km2 and it is the 51st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1102 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Handiyadih village is 221104. The village comes under Hadiyadih panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 15 km away. 0.01 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3438 people, among them 1801 (52%) are male and 1637 (48%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Handiyadih village is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 451 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2650. Female population growth rate of the village is 30.8% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 28.8%. General caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.2% and child population has decreased by -3.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 813 and in schedule tribe is 1008. There are 838 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2096 people in the village are literate, among them 1231 are male and 865 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Handiyadih is 74%. 83% of male and 63% 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 17%.

Workers profile

Handiyadih has 26% (888) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 5% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.