Kohasi Village, with population of 2062 is Varanasi sub district's the 248th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kohasi village is 1 km2 and it is the 287th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2042 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kohasi village to Varanasi is 38 km. The village comes under Jalalpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi. 0.01 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2062 people, among them 1079 (52%) are male and 983 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kohasi village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 277 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kohasi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,062 1,520 542 0 274
Male 1,079 794 285 0 152
Female 983 726 257 0 122

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1874. Female population growth rate of the village is 4% which is -12.1% lower than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.6% and child population has decreased by -28.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kohasi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 14 -1 0 -29
Male 16 19 10 0 -22
Female 4 10 -10 0 -35

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 902. There are 803 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 106 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 161 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kohasi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -106 -70 -202 0 -161
2011 911 914 902 0 803
2001 1,017 984 1,104 0 964

Literacy

Total 1343 people in the village are literate, among them 795 are male and 548 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kohasi is 75%. 86% of male and 64% 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%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kohasi

Total Male Female
Change 11 7 15
2011 75 86 64
2001 64 79 49

Workers profile

Kohasi has 37% (755) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 26% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kohasi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 33 4 63
Male 46 40 6 54
Female 26 25 2 74