Gaurapurwar Village, with population of 3935 is Varanasi sub district's the 85th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gaurapurwar village is 3 km2 and it is the 57th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1312 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Gaurauparwar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 35 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3935 people, among them 2063 (52%) are male and 1872 (48%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaurapurwar village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 562 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaurapurwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,935 2,878 951 106 545
Male 2,063 1,486 521 56 295
Female 1,872 1,392 430 50 250

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3422. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.8% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 14.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7% and child population has decreased by -23.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapurwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15 13 10 0 -24
Male 14 11 12 0 -20
Female 16 15 7 0 -28

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 825 and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 847 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 101 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapurwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 32 -40 893 -101
2011 907 937 825 893 847
2001 895 905 865 0 948

Literacy

Total 2320 people in the village are literate, among them 1373 are male and 947 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaurapurwar is 68%. 78% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapurwar

Total Male Female
Change 6 0 13
2011 68 78 58
2001 62 77 45

Workers profile

Gaurapurwar has 25% (988) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 6% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaurapurwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25 17 8 75
Male 42 29 13 58
Female 6 4 3 94