Bharaharia Village, with population of 1451 is Varanasi sub district's the 370th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bharaharia village is 1 km2 and it is the 400th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1961 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Bharaharia which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bharaharia village to Varanasi is 33 km. The village comes under Bharaharia 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 1451 people, among them 723 (50%) are male and 728 (50%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bharaharia village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 229 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1156. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.8% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 24.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.5% and child population has decreased by -15.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 1765. There are 1009 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 903 people in the village are literate, among them 531 are male and 372 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bharaharia is 73%. 86% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Bharaharia has 26% (376) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 11% female population are working population. 22% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.