Mechkanpur Village, with population of 219 is Varanasi sub district's the 85th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mechkanpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 67th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1564 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Mechkanpur village to Varanasi is 22 km. Pin code of Mechkanpur village is 221405. 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.


The village is home to 219 people, among them 114 (52%) are male and 105 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mechkanpur village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 35 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 207. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.1% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 5.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -18.8% and child population has decreased by -31.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 857. There are 778 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 180 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 147 people in the village are literate, among them 92 are male and 55 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mechkanpur is 79%. 96% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Mechkanpur has 23% (50) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 5% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.