Bhorkala Village, with population of 2844 is Varanasi sub district's the 153rd 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 115th 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.


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.

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.

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.


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%.

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.