Tekariya Village, with population of 349 is Varanasi sub district's the 125th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tekariya village is 0 km2 and it is the 159th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1163 persons per km2.

The village comes under Hariharpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 349 people, among them 172 (49%) are male and 177 (51%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tekariya village is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 49 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 318. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.2% which is 14.2% higher than male population growth rate of 3%. General caste population has decreased by -6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 92.2% and child population has increased by 21.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 1130. There are 938 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 125 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 224 people in the village are literate, among them 125 are male and 99 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tekariya is 78%. 89% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Tekariya has 42% (147) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 33% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 27% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.