Bhatshar Village, with population of 6059 is Varanasi sub district's the 21st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhatshar village is 4 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1436 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bhatshar village to Varanasi is 17 km. The village comes under Bhatsar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6059 people, among them 3171 (52%) are male and 2888 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhatshar village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 891 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhatshar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,059 5,182 696 181 985
Male 3,171 2,706 372 93 518
Female 2,888 2,476 324 88 467

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5073. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.2% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.8% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhatshar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19 13 38 0 -11
Male 16 11 29 0 -13
Female 23 16 49 0 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 871 and in schedule tribe is 946. There are 902 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhatshar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 44 118 946 37
2011 911 915 871 946 902
2001 859 871 753 0 865

Literacy

Total 3479 people in the village are literate, among them 2129 are male and 1350 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhatshar is 69%. 80% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhatshar

Total Male Female
Change 12 7 18
2011 69 80 56
2001 57 73 38

Workers profile

Bhatshar has 36% (2199) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 25% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhatshar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 27 9 64
Male 47 43 4 54
Female 25 10 15 75