Sirhira Village, with population of 1811 is Varanasi sub district's the 299th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sirhira village is 1 km2 and it is the 289th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1811 persons per km2.

Pin code of Sirhira village is 221403. The village comes under Sirihira panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 30 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1811 people, among them 936 (52%) are male and 875 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sirhira village is 16%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 212 households in the village and an average 9 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sirhira

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,811 1,503 95 213 284
Male 936 773 44 119 159
Female 875 730 51 94 125

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1584. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.3% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 10%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -56.4% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sirhira

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 10 -56 0 -4
Male 14 10 -64 0 4
Female 15 10 -47 0 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 1159 and in schedule tribe is 790. There are 786 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 decreased by 149 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sirhira

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 4 357 790 -149
2011 935 944 1,159 790 786
2001 920 940 802 0 935

Literacy

Total 1232 people in the village are literate, among them 705 are male and 527 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sirhira is 81%. 91% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sirhira

Total Male Female
Change 5 -0 11
2011 81 91 70
2001 76 91 59

Workers profile

Sirhira has 32% (582) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 15% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sirhira

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 15 17 68
Male 48 27 21 52
Female 15 2 13 85