Gairaha Village, with population of 1041 is Varanasi sub district's the 354th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gairaha village is 1 km2 and it is the 302nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1062 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Gairaha village is 221403. The village comes under Gerha panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 33 km away.


The village is home to 1041 people, among them 542 (52%) are male and 499 (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gairaha village is 14%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 172 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 970. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.6% which is -18.7% lower than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.3% and child population has decreased by -30.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 870. There are 750 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 174 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 596 people in the village are literate, among them 363 are male and 233 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gairaha is 67%. 79% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Gairaha has 51% (526) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 56% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.