Shihorwa Village, with population of 3168 is Varanasi sub district's the 126th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shihorwa village is 2 km2 and it is the 167th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1980 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Shihorwa village to Varanasi is 18 km. Pin code of Shihorwa village is 221302. The village comes under Singhorwa 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 18 km away.


The village is home to 3168 people, among them 1627 (51%) are male and 1541 (49%) are female. 91% 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 Shihorwa village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 456 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2682. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.8% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.5%. General caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.9% and child population has decreased by -18.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 1071. There are 784 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 178 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1885 people in the village are literate, among them 1117 are male and 768 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shihorwa is 70%. 82% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Shihorwa has 44% (1379) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 37% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.