Pratappur Village, with population of 3662 is Varanasi sub district's the 95th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pratappur village is 2 km2 and it is the 112nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1831 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Pratappur village to Varanasi is 8 km. The village comes under Pratappur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.


The village is home to 3662 people, among them 1880 (51%) are male and 1782 (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pratappur village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 497 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3069. Female population growth rate of the village is 19% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.3% and child population has decreased by -9.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 948 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 1071. There are 871 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 105 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2062 people in the village are literate, among them 1227 are male and 835 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pratappur is 67%. 79% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Pratappur has 50% (1819) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 46% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.