Basuhan Chak Village, with population of 600 is Varanasi sub district's the 209th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Basuhan Chak village is 1 km2 and it is the 314th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1132 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Basuhan Chak village to Varanasi is 24 km. Pin code of Basuhan Chak village is 221403. The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 24 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 600 people, among them 337 (56%) are male and 263 (44%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basuhan Chak village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 64 households in the village and an average 9 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basuhan Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 600 572 28 0 89
Male 337 324 13 0 45
Female 263 248 15 0 44

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 461. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.2% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 28.6%. General caste population has increased by 24.1% and child population has decreased by -21.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basuhan Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30 24 0 0 -21
Male 29 24 0 0 -34
Female 32 25 0 0 -2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 780 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 765, in schedule caste is 1154. There are 978 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 316 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basuhan Chak

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 5 1,154 0 316
2011 780 765 1,154 0 978
2001 760 760 0 0 662

Literacy

Total 371 people in the village are literate, among them 248 are male and 123 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basuhan Chak is 73%. 85% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basuhan Chak

Total Male Female
Change 11 5 17
2011 73 85 56
2001 62 80 40

Workers profile

Basuhan Chak has 45% (269) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 45% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basuhan Chak

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45 44 1 55
Male 45 44 1 56
Female 45 44 1 55