Sikhari Village, with population of 1228 is Varanasi sub district's the 409th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sikhari village is 1 km2 and it is the 291st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1228 persons per km2.

The village comes under Sikhdi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 40 km away.


The village is home to 1228 people, among them 622 (51%) are male and 606 (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sikhari village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 159 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1222. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.8% which is 10% higher than male population growth rate of -4.2%. General caste population has decreased by -6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.9% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 1128 and in schedule tribe is 1080. There are 851 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 91 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 205 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 662 people in the village are literate, among them 391 are male and 271 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sikhari is 64%. 75% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -10%. Male literacy has gone down by -14% and female literacy rate has gone down by -4%.

Workers profile

Sikhari has 23% (280) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 5% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.