Baraura Village, with population of 2912 is Varanasi sub district's the 146th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Baraura village is 0 km2 and it is the 42nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 41600 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Baraura village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Badaura panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away.


The village is home to 2912 people, among them 1547 (53%) are male and 1365 (47%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baraura village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 401 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2310. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.4% which is -5.1% lower than male population growth rate of 28.5%. General caste population has increased by 26.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.8% and child population has decreased by -23.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 882 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 830. There are 882 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1878 people in the village are literate, among them 1127 are male and 751 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baraura is 76%. 85% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Baraura has 41% (1195) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 31% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.