Peduka Village, with population of 637 is Varanasi sub district's the 223rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Peduka village is 1 km2 and it is the 306th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1249 persons per km2.

The village comes under Jagawahi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 21 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 637 people, among them 324 (51%) are male and 313 (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peduka village is 15%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 82 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peduka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 637 547 90 0 94
Male 324 281 43 0 54
Female 313 266 47 0 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 601. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.8% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.7% and child population has decreased by -26% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peduka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6 13 -22 0 -26
Male 5 13 -27 0 -26
Female 7 12 -16 0 -26

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 947, in schedule caste is 1093. There are 741 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peduka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 -5 144 0 1
2011 966 947 1,093 0 741
2001 951 952 949 0 740

Literacy

Total 386 people in the village are literate, among them 217 are male and 169 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peduka is 71%. 80% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peduka

Total Male Female
Change 14 9 18
2011 71 80 62
2001 57 71 44

Workers profile

Peduka has 69% (439) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 67% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peduka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 69 51 18 31
Male 70 52 18 30
Female 67 50 18 33