Shpehata Village, with population of 453 is Varanasi sub district's the 160th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shpehata village is 0 km2 and it is the 177th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1416 persons per km2.

The village comes under Barni panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.


The village is home to 453 people, among them 222 (49%) are male and 231 (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shpehata village is 18%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 75 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -7.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 489. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.4% which is 13.2% higher than male population growth rate of -13.6%. General caste population has decreased by -0.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -77.8% and child population has decreased by -17.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1041 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1041, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 694 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 138 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 502 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 249 people in the village are literate, among them 128 are male and 121 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shpehata is 67%. 74% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Workers profile

Shpehata has 26% (118) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 4% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.