Arjunpur Village, with population of 2140 is Varanasi sub district's the 233rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Arjunpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 180th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1408 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Arjunpur village to Varanasi is 26 km. Pin code of Arjunpur village is 221403. The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2140 people, among them 1120 (52%) are male and 1020 (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arjunpur village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 297 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arjunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,140 1,682 429 29 344
Male 1,120 899 207 14 177
Female 1,020 783 222 15 167

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1717. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.5% which is -12.3% lower than male population growth rate of 30.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.1% and child population has decreased by -9.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Arjunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25 20 34 0 -9
Male 31 28 37 0 -12
Female 19 13 31 0 -7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 1072 and in schedule tribe is 1071. There are 944 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 95 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Arjunpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -95 -111 -47 1,071 49
2011 911 871 1,072 1,071 944
2001 1,006 982 1,119 0 895

Literacy

Total 1351 people in the village are literate, among them 831 are male and 520 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arjunpur is 75%. 88% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Arjunpur

Total Male Female
Change 19 13 22
2011 75 88 61
2001 56 75 39

Workers profile

Arjunpur has 29% (620) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 10% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arjunpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 24 5 71
Male 46 42 5 54
Female 10 5 5 90