Kurauna Village, with population of 2988 is Varanasi sub district's the 141st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurauna village is 2 km2 and it is the 132nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1660 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kurauna village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Kurauna panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2988 people, among them 1554 (52%) are male and 1434 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurauna village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 431 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurauna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,988 2,708 183 97 434
Male 1,554 1,411 86 57 232
Female 1,434 1,297 97 40 202

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 42.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2100. Female population growth rate of the village is 47.1% which is 9% higher than male population growth rate of 38.1%. General caste population has increased by 38.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.2% and child population has increased by 0.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurauna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42 39 21 0 0
Male 38 34 15 0 1
Female 47 44 28 0 -1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 1128 and in schedule tribe is 702. There are 871 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurauna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 63 115 702 -20
2011 923 919 1,128 702 871
2001 867 856 1,013 0 891

Literacy

Total 1834 people in the village are literate, among them 1071 are male and 763 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurauna is 72%. 81% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurauna

Total Male Female
Change 4 0 9
2011 72 81 62
2001 68 81 53

Workers profile

Kurauna has 26% (784) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 8% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurauna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26 19 7 74
Male 43 32 12 57
Female 8 5 3 92