Rajapur Village, with population of 2502 is Varanasi sub district's the 187th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rajapur village is 2 km2 and it is the 106th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1220 persons per km2.

The village comes under Bhairauli 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 15 km away.


The village is home to 2502 people, among them 1276 (51%) are male and 1226 (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajapur village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 393 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2338. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.6% which is -4.8% lower than male population growth rate of 9.4%. General caste population has increased by 3.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.8% and child population has decreased by -16% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 875 and in schedule tribe is 1133. There are 946 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 162 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1589 people in the village are literate, among them 937 are male and 652 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajapur is 75%. 87% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Rajapur has 40% (1010) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 28% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.