Gaharpur Village, with population of 820 is Varanasi sub district's the 287th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gaharpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 113rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3905 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gaharpur village to Varanasi is 24 km. Pin code of Gaharpur village is 221405. The village comes under Gaharpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 820 people, among them 426 (52%) are male and 394 (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 29% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaharpur village is 18%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 95 households in the village and an average 9 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 820 582 4 234 148
Male 426 296 2 128 68
Female 394 286 2 106 80

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 651. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.6% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 22.8%. General caste population has increased by 26.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -97.9% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26 27 -98 0 -4
Male 23 22 -98 0 -22
Female 30 32 -98 0 19

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 828. There are 1176 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 406 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaharpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 69 171 828 406
2011 925 966 1,000 828 1,176
2001 876 897 829 0 770

Literacy

Total 460 people in the village are literate, among them 295 are male and 165 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaharpur is 68%. 82% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaharpur

Total Male Female
Change 11 5 16
2011 69 82 53
2001 58 78 36

Workers profile

Gaharpur has 42% (348) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 40% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaharpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 41 2 58
Male 45 43 2 55
Female 40 38 2 60