Basantpur Village, with population of 475 is Varanasi sub district's the 170th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Basantpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 406th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 688 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Basantpur village to Varanasi is 22 km. The village comes under Basant Pur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 475 people, among them 245 (52%) are male and 230 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basantpur village is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 71 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basantpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 475 410 65 0 61
Male 245 208 37 0 35
Female 230 202 28 0 26

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 487. Female population growth rate of the village is -3% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of -2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.2% and child population has decreased by -36.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basantpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3 -3 3 0 -37
Male -2 -3 3 0 -29
Female -3 -4 4 0 -45

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 757. There are 743 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 216 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basantpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -10 7 0 -216
2011 939 971 757 0 743
2001 948 981 750 0 959

Literacy

Total 329 people in the village are literate, among them 181 are male and 148 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basantpur is 79%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basantpur

Total Male Female
Change 5 4 6
2011 80 86 73
2001 75 83 67

Workers profile

Basantpur has 28% (134) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 9% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basantpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 23 6 72
Male 47 40 7 54
Female 9 4 4 91