Bhorkala Village, with population of 2844 is Varanasi sub district's the 154th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhorkala village is 2 km2 and it is the 116th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1451 persons per km2.

The village comes under Bhorkala panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 2844 people, among them 1474 (52%) are male and 1370 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhorkala village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 428 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhorkala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,844 2,420 53 371 435
Male 1,474 1,255 24 195 243
Female 1,370 1,165 29 176 192

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2721. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.5% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 4.5%. General caste population has decreased by -8.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -28.4% and child population has decreased by -18.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhorkala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 -9 -28 0 -18
Male 5 -9 -39 0 -18
Female 5 -9 -17 0 -19

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 929 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 1208 and in schedule tribe is 903. There are 790 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhorkala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -3 311 903 -11
2011 929 928 1,208 903 790
2001 930 931 897 0 801

Literacy

Total 1670 people in the village are literate, among them 1016 are male and 654 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhorkala is 69%. 83% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhorkala

Total Male Female
Change 2 -3 7
2011 69 83 56
2001 67 86 49

Workers profile

Bhorkala has 38% (1085) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 29% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhorkala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 34 5 62
Male 46 44 2 54
Female 29 22 7 71