Gorai Village, with population of 2161 is Varanasi sub district's the 231st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gorai village is 0 km2 and it is the 18th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 108050 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gorai village to Varanasi is 24 km. The village comes under Gorai 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 2161 people, among them 1157 (54%) are male and 1004 (46%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gorai village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 298 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gorai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,161 2,112 29 20 287
Male 1,157 1,127 19 11 156
Female 1,004 985 10 9 131

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1737. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.7% which is 7.8% higher than male population growth rate of 20.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61.1% and child population has increased by 7.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gorai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 23 61 0 8
Male 21 19 46 0 11
Female 29 27 100 0 5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 868 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 526 and in schedule tribe is 818. There are 840 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 47 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gorai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 53 141 818 -47
2011 868 874 526 818 840
2001 815 821 385 0 887

Literacy

Total 1353 people in the village are literate, among them 793 are male and 560 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gorai is 72%. 79% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gorai

Total Male Female
Change 16 8 26
2011 72 79 64
2001 57 71 38

Workers profile

Gorai has 26% (561) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 8% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gorai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26 21 5 74
Male 42 35 6 58
Female 8 5 3 92