Vihana Village, with population of 5413 is Varanasi sub district's the 32nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Vihana village to Varanasi is 38 km.


The village is home to 5413 people, among them 2819 (52%) are male and 2594 (48%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vihana village is 17%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 709 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4213. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.9% which is 8.2% higher than male population growth rate of 24.7%. General caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.1% and child population has increased by 12.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 858. There are 834 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2845 people in the village are literate, among them 1780 are male and 1065 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vihana is 63%. 77% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Vihana has 30% (1604) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 14% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.