Banauli Village, with population of 1246 is Varanasi sub district's the 415th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Banauli village is 1 km2 and it is the 199th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 903 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Banauli village to Varanasi is 30 km. Pin code of Banauli village is 221403. The village comes under Vanoli panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.


The village is home to 1246 people, among them 609 (49%) are male and 637 (51%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banauli village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 195 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -10.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1391. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.5% which is 9.6% higher than male population growth rate of -15.1%. General caste population has decreased by -23.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.2% and child population has decreased by -34% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1046 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1182, in schedule caste is 841 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 887 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 106 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 789 people in the village are literate, among them 439 are male and 350 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banauli is 75%. 87% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Banauli has 24% (300) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 10% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.