Gajepur Village, with population of 1706 is Varanasi sub district's the 322nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gajepur village is 2 km2 and it is the 135th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 958 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Gajepur village is 221403. The village comes under Gajepur 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.

Demographics

The village is home to 1706 people, among them 920 (54%) are male and 786 (46%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajepur village is 13%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 271 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gajepur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,706 1,286 378 42 221
Male 920 680 215 25 131
Female 786 606 163 17 90

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1531. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.8% which is -8.9% lower than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 7.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8% and child population has decreased by -23.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gajepur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 8 13 0 -23
Male 16 11 19 0 -18
Female 7 4 6 0 -30

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 854 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 758 and in schedule tribe is 680. There are 687 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 72 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 124 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gajepur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -72 -57 -93 680 -124
2011 854 891 758 680 687
2001 926 948 851 0 811

Literacy

Total 1251 people in the village are literate, among them 742 are male and 509 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajepur is 84%. 94% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gajepur

Total Male Female
Change 9 4 14
2011 84 94 73
2001 75 90 60

Workers profile

Gajepur has 30% (515) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 15% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gajepur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 21 10 70
Male 43 33 10 57
Female 15 6 9 85