Murdaha Village, with population of 3170 is Varanasi sub district's the 124th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Murdaha village is 2 km2 and it is the 91st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1415 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Murdaha which is within the village. Nearest post office is located within 10 kms from the village The village comes under Murdaha 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 8 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3170 people, among them 1708 (54%) are male and 1462 (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Murdaha village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 465 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Murdaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,170 2,459 711 0 488
Male 1,708 1,309 399 0 268
Female 1,462 1,150 312 0 220

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2570. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.8% which is -4.8% lower than male population growth rate of 25.6%. General caste population has increased by 36.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.1% and child population has decreased by -2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Murdaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23 36 -7 0 -2
Male 26 38 -4 0 -1
Female 21 34 -11 0 -3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 856 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 782. There are 821 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Murdaha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -29 -66 0 -17
2011 856 879 782 0 821
2001 890 908 848 0 838

Literacy

Total 2105 people in the village are literate, among them 1253 are male and 852 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Murdaha is 78%. 87% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Murdaha

Total Male Female
Change 19 15 23
2011 79 87 69
2001 59 72 46

Workers profile

Murdaha has 28% (900) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 11% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Murdaha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 18 11 72
Male 43 28 16 57
Female 11 6 5 89