Kauwapur Village, with population of 1758 is Varanasi sub district's the 308th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kauwapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 373rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2747 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kauwapur village to Varanasi is 18 km. The village comes under Behram Ur 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 15 km away.


The village is home to 1758 people, among them 919 (52%) are male and 839 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kauwapur village is 16%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 254 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1404. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.1% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 29.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.4% and child population has increased by 1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 1054. There are 773 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 159 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 926 people in the village are literate, among them 531 are male and 395 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kauwapur is 63%. 70% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Kauwapur has 34% (598) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 24% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.