Tarsawn Village, with population of 612 is Varanasi sub district's the 214th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tarsawn village is 1 km2 and it is the 338th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1055 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Tarsawn village to Varanasi is 24 km. The village comes under Basantpur 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 23 km away.


The village is home to 612 people, among them 337 (55%) are male and 275 (45%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tarsawn village is 16%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 83 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 451. Female population growth rate of the village is 38.2% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 33.7%. General caste population has increased by 35.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40% and child population has increased by 16.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 816 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 830, in schedule caste is 500. There are 695 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 186 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 366 people in the village are literate, among them 229 are male and 137 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tarsawn is 71%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Tarsawn has 35% (213) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 20% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.