Aura Village, with population of 2553 is Varanasi sub district's the 178th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Aura village is 1 km2 and it is the 333rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2805 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Aura which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Avara 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 9 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2553 people, among them 1331 (52%) are male and 1222 (48%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 51% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aura village is 16%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 425 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,553 1,263 1,290 0 419
Male 1,331 652 679 0 202
Female 1,222 611 611 0 217

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1875. Female population growth rate of the village is 39.5% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 33.2%. General caste population has increased by 41.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31% and child population has increased by 11.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.2% 41.9% 31% 0% 11.4%
Male 33.2% 37.3% 29.6% 0% -6%
Female 39.5% 47.2% 32.5% 0% 34.8%

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 937, in schedule caste is 900. There are 1074 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 325 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 63 20 0 325
2011 918 937 900 0 1074
2001 877 874 880 0 749

Literacy

Total 1494 people in the village are literate, among them 906 are male and 588 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aura is 70%. 80% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aura

Total Male Female
Change 16.6% 10.9% 22.4%
2011 70% 80.2% 58.5%
2001 53.4% 69.3% 36.1%

Workers profile

Aura has 27% (702) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 8% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aura

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 27.5% 22.1% 5.4% 72.5%
Male 45.2% 37.8% 7.4% 54.8%
Female 8.2% 5.1% 3.1% 91.8%