Saraiya Village, with population of 1542 is Varanasi sub district's the 347th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Saraiya village is 1 km2 and it is the 236th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1318 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Saraiya village to Varanasi is 10 km. The village comes under Saraiya 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 10 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1542 people, among them 810 (53%) are male and 732 (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saraiya village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 207 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,542 1,330 212 0 237
Male 810 693 117 0 124
Female 732 637 95 0 113

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1294. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.8% which is -6.6% lower than male population growth rate of 22.4%. General caste population has increased by 36%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -32.9% and child population has decreased by -19.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19 36 -33 0 -20
Male 22 37 -25 0 -26
Female 16 35 -41 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 904 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 812. There are 911 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 145 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saraiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change -51 -14 -214 0 145
2011 904 919 812 0 911
2001 955 933 1,026 0 766

Literacy

Total 1023 people in the village are literate, among them 635 are male and 388 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saraiya is 78%. 93% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saraiya

Total Male Female
Change 12 6 17
2011 78 93 63
2001 66 87 45

Workers profile

Saraiya has 42% (649) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 41% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saraiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 25 17 58
Male 43 34 9 57
Female 41 14 27 59