Bankat Village, with population of 1563 is Varanasi sub district's the 340th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bankat village is 3 km2 and it is the 73rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 603 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bankat village to Varanasi is 33 km. Pin code of Bankat village is 221403. The village comes under Bankat panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 33 km away.


The village is home to 1563 people, among them 787 (50%) are male and 776 (50%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bankat village is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 234 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1308. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.1% which is -9% lower than male population growth rate of 24.1%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.7% and child population has decreased by -23.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 961. There are 767 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 77 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 114 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1037 people in the village are literate, among them 581 are male and 456 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bankat is 76%. 87% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Bankat has 29% (458) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 10% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.