Chaur Village, with population of 278 is Varanasi sub district's the 103rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chaur village is 0 km2 and it is the 177th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 869 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Chaur village to Varanasi is 30 km. The village comes under Suilara 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.


The village is home to 278 people, among them 138 (50%) are male and 140 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaur village is 12%, among them 71% are boys and 29% are girls. There are 46 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 273. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.1% which is 8.2% higher than male population growth rate of -2.1%. General caste population has increased by 1.8% and child population has decreased by -15% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014,. There are 417 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 78 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 936 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 164 people in the village are literate, among them 96 are male and 68 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaur is 67%. 84% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Chaur has 35% (97) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 36% male and 34% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.