Belwa Village, with population of 2000 is Varanasi sub district's the 266th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Belwa village is 1 km2 and it is the 245th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1739 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Belwa village to Varanasi is 30 km. The village comes under Balwa panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 30 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2000 people, among them 997 (50%) are male and 1003 (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belwa village is 14%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 280 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,000 1,826 174 0 275
Male 997 917 80 0 130
Female 1,003 909 94 0 145

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1748. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.8% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 14.1%. General caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.5% and child population has decreased by -32.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 14 23 0 -32
Male 14 13 25 0 -33
Female 15 14 21 0 -32

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1175. There are 1115 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 8 -44 0 22
2011 1,006 991 1,175 0 1,115
2001 1,000 983 1,219 0 1,093

Literacy

Total 1194 people in the village are literate, among them 716 are male and 478 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belwa is 69%. 83% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belwa

Total Male Female
Change 9 3 15
2011 69 83 56
2001 61 80 41

Workers profile

Belwa has 36% (721) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 28% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 20 17 64
Male 45 31 14 56
Female 28 9 19 72