Bhikhipur Village, with population of 1093 is Varanasi sub district's the 371st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhikhipur village is 1 km2 and it is the 345th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1242 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varansi and distance from Bhikhipur village to Varansi is 23 km. Pin code of Bhikhipur village is 221311. The village comes under Pratappur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1093 people, among them 527 (48%) are male and 566 (52%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhikhipur village is 17%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 156 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhikhipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,093 1,074 19 0 189
Male 527 519 8 0 89
Female 566 555 11 0 100

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 968. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.9% which is 9.9% higher than male population growth rate of 8%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -48.6% and child population has decreased by -6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 15 -49 0 -6
Male 8 10 -56 0 -1
Female 18 20 -42 0 -10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1074 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1069, in schedule caste is 1375. There are 1124 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 90 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 109 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 90 88 319 0 -109
2011 1,074 1,069 1,375 0 1,124
2001 984 981 1,056 0 1,233

Literacy

Total 678 people in the village are literate, among them 374 are male and 304 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhikhipur is 75%. 85% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhikhipur

Total Male Female
Change 17 11 24
2011 75 85 65
2001 59 75 41

Workers profile

Bhikhipur has 35% (388) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 25% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhikhipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 31 5 65
Male 47 40 7 53
Female 25 22 3 75