Karia Village, with population of 585 is Varanasi sub district's the 202nd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Karia village is 0 km2 and it is the 215th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1625 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Karia village to Varanasi is 14 km. The village comes under Resipatti panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 12 km away.


The village is home to 585 people, among them 302 (52%) are male and 283 (48%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste, 100% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karia village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 97 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 584. Female population growth rate of the village is -1% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 1.3%.; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -43.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in in schedule caste is 934. There are 851 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 295 people in the village are literate, among them 186 are male and 109 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karia is 59%. 73% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Karia has 33% (191) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 24% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.