Dihwa Village, with population of 1498 is Varanasi sub district's the 361st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dihwa village is 2 km2 and it is the 132nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 832 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Kakalpur 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 5 km away. 0.01 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1498 people, among them 763 (51%) are male and 735 (49%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dihwa village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 208 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1280. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.6% which is -6.9% lower than male population growth rate of 20.5%. General caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.7% and child population has decreased by -24.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 861. There are 843 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 79 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 996 people in the village are literate, among them 586 are male and 410 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dihwa is 76%. 89% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Dihwa has 38% (576) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 24% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.