Barsata Village, with population of 795 is Varanasi sub district's the 276th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Barsata village is 0 km2 and it is the 175th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2484 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Barsata village to Varanasi is 33 km. The village comes under Maharia 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 795 people, among them 412 (52%) are male and 383 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barsata village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 122 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 42.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 559. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.3% which is -14% lower than male population growth rate of 49.3%. General caste population has increased by 42%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.3% and child population has decreased by -12.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 1014. There are 833 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 95 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.


Total 552 people in the village are literate, among them 327 are male and 225 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barsata is 79%. 91% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Barsata has 21% (166) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 3% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.