Bhikhampur Village, with population of 3554 is Varanasi sub district's the 101st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhikhampur village is 4 km2 and it is the 25th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 844 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bhikhampur village to Varanasi is 27 km. Nearest post office is located within 5 kms from the village The village comes under Bhisampur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 27 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3554 people, among them 1838 (52%) are male and 1716 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhikhampur village is 12%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 492 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhikhampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,554 3,009 489 56 437
Male 1,838 1,556 252 30 253
Female 1,716 1,453 237 26 184

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3234. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.2% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.6% and child population has decreased by -30.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 8 10 0 -30
Male 11 9 10 0 -23
Female 9 7 10 0 -38

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 934, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 727 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 173 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -12 1 867 -173
2011 934 934 940 867 727
2001 945 946 939 0 900

Literacy

Total 2597 people in the village are literate, among them 1440 are male and 1157 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhikhampur is 83%. 91% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhampur

Total Male Female
Change 10 5 16
2011 83 91 76
2001 73 86 59

Workers profile

Bhikhampur has 24% (853) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 4% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhikhampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24 18 6 76
Male 43 33 10 57
Female 4 2 2 96