Palahi Patti Village, with population of 2516 is Varanasi sub district's the 185th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Palahi Patti village is 2 km2 and it is the 128th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1382 persons per km2.

The village comes under Gosaipur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 14 km away.


The village is home to 2516 people, among them 1312 (52%) are male and 1204 (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palahi Patti village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 352 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2104. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.7% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 20.4%. General caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.5% and child population has decreased by -13.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 893 and in schedule tribe is 1172. There are 806 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 218 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1826 people in the village are literate, among them 1044 are male and 782 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palahi Patti is 85%. 94% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Palahi Patti has 25% (635) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 5% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.