Ayar Village, with population of 5447 is Varanasi sub district's the 30th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ayar village is 3 km2 and it is the 46th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1681 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Ayar village to Varanasi is 9 km. The village comes under Apar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 9 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5447 people, among them 2865 (53%) are male and 2582 (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ayar village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 811 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ayar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,447 4,490 913 44 812
Male 2,865 2,351 493 21 455
Female 2,582 2,139 420 23 357

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4766. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.8% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 14.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.6% and child population has decreased by -14.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ayar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 15 5 0 -15
Male 15 16 5 0 -7
Female 14 15 4 0 -23

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 852 and in schedule tribe is 1095. There are 785 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 164 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ayar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -9 -9 1,095 -164
2011 901 910 852 1,095 785
2001 908 919 861 0 949

Literacy

Total 3399 people in the village are literate, among them 2007 are male and 1392 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ayar is 73%. 83% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ayar

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 12
2011 73 83 63
2001 66 79 50

Workers profile

Ayar has 28% (1525) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 8% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ayar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 23 5 72
Male 46 39 7 54
Female 8 6 2 92