Kursato Village, with population of 1405 is Varanasi sub district's the 379th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kursato village is 2 km2 and it is the 125th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 759 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kursato village to Varanasi is 21 km. The village comes under Kursato panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 21 km away. 0.24 square kilometer (13%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1405 people, among them 734 (52%) are male and 671 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kursato village is 16%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 200 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kursato

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,405 1,289 106 10 223
Male 734 669 61 4 126
Female 671 620 45 6 97

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1214. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.3% which is -4.7% lower than male population growth rate of 18%. General caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1% and child population has decreased by -18% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kursato

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 16 1 0 -18
Male 18 19 3 0 -10
Female 13 14 -2 0 -27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 738 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 770 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 173 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kursato

Total General SC ST Child
Change -38 -43 -42 1,500 -173
2011 914 927 738 1,500 770
2001 952 970 780 0 943

Literacy

Total 774 people in the village are literate, among them 476 are male and 298 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kursato is 65%. 78% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kursato

Total Male Female
Change 9 6 11
2011 66 78 52
2001 57 73 41

Workers profile

Kursato has 30% (418) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 11% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kursato

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 23 6 70
Male 47 37 10 53
Female 11 8 3 89