Ateshua Village, with population of 4301 is Varanasi sub district's the 71st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ateshua village is 2 km2 and it is the 117th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2252 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Atesua 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 10 km away.


The village is home to 4301 people, among them 2268 (53%) are male and 2033 (47%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ateshua village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 582 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3484. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.8% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 22.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 41% and child population has increased by 3.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 841. There are 915 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 181 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2528 people in the village are literate, among them 1532 are male and 996 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ateshua is 71%. 81% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Ateshua has 32% (1377) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 17% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.