Barsara Village, with population of 597 is Varanasi sub district's the 208th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Barsara village is 0 km2 and it is the 121st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2714 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Barsara village to Varanasi is 19 km. The village comes under Varanasi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 19 km away.


The village is home to 597 people, among them 314 (53%) are male and 283 (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barsara village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 78 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 660. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.4% which is 7.6% higher than male population growth rate of -13%. General caste population has decreased by -11.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8% and child population has decreased by -23.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 1200 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 870 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 223 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 464 people in the village are literate, among them 256 are male and 208 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barsara is 91%. 96% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Barsara has 25% (147) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 3% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.