Gogawa Village, with population of 652 is Varanasi sub district's the 230th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gogawa village is 0 km2 and it is the 287th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1331 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gogawa village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Newada Rakhi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 652 people, among them 357 (55%) are male and 295 (45%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gogawa village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 92 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 536. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.9% which is -21.3% lower than male population growth rate of 32.2%. General caste population has increased by 9.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.6% and child population has decreased by -26.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 826 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 713 and in schedule tribe is 684. There are 881 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 159 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 193 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 440 people in the village are literate, among them 281 are male and 159 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gogawa is 77%. 89% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Gogawa has 83% (538) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 82% male and 83% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 27% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 63% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.