Rajpur Village, with population of 797 is Varanasi sub district's the 278th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rajpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 403rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1092 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Rajpur 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 25 km away.


The village is home to 797 people, among them 429 (54%) are male and 368 (46%) are female. 43% of the whole population are from general caste, 57% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajpur village is 19%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 119 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 719. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.6% which is -4.3% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has decreased by -3.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.1% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 784, in schedule caste is 916. There are 782 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 131 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 467 people in the village are literate, among them 277 are male and 190 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajpur is 73%. 81% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Workers profile

Rajpur has 35% (279) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 24% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.