Matuka Village, with population of 3659 is Varanasi sub district's the 96th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Matuka village is 0 km2 and it is the 38th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 60983 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Matuka village to Varanasi is 30 km. The village comes under Matuka panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.


The village is home to 3659 people, among them 1861 (51%) are male and 1798 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Matuka village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 449 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3521. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.7% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 2.3%. General caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -16.7% and child population has decreased by -41.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 827 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 802 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 137 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2397 people in the village are literate, among them 1435 are male and 962 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Matuka is 75%. 90% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Matuka has 23% (839) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 4% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.