Arka Kansriapur Village, with population of 1564 is Varanasi sub district's the 339th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Arka Kansriapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 349th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1819 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Arka Kansriapur village to Varanasi is 29 km. The village comes under Arka panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 29 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 29 km away.


The village is home to 1564 people, among them 812 (52%) are male and 752 (48%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arka Kansriapur village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 252 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 149% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 628. Female population growth rate of the village is 149% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 149.1%. General caste population has increased by 176.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 98.6% and child population has increased by 72.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 1014. There are 933 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 870 people in the village are literate, among them 546 are male and 324 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arka Kansriapur is 67%. 81% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 41%. Male literacy has gone up by 42% and female literacy rate has gone up by 40%.

Workers profile

Arka Kansriapur has 31% (481) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 16% female population are working population. 9% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 35% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.