Gajapur Village, with population of 724 is Varanasi sub district's the 253rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gajapur village is 0 km2 and it is the 214th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2011 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Gajapur village is 221403. The village comes under Gazapur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 32 km away.


The village is home to 724 people, among them 385 (53%) are male and 339 (47%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajapur village is 15%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 111 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 596. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.9% which is 15% higher than male population growth rate of 14.9%. General caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.9% and child population has decreased by -30.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 773. There are 1094 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 102 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 316 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 402 people in the village are literate, among them 260 are male and 142 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajapur is 66%. 78% of male and 51% 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 20%.

Workers profile

Gajapur has 28% (202) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 6% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.