Bhikharipur Village, with population of 2257 is Varanasi sub district's the 219th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhikharipur village is 2 km2 and it is the 137th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1282 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bhikharipur village to Varanasi is 22 km. Pin code of Bhikharipur village is 221311. The village comes under Bhikharipur 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 2257 people, among them 1147 (51%) are male and 1110 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhikharipur village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 324 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhikharipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,257 1,953 299 5 341
Male 1,147 1,007 140 0 175
Female 1,110 946 159 5 166

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1930. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.3% which is 13.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30% and child population has decreased by -17% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhikharipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 15 30 0 -17
Male 11 10 18 0 -20
Female 24 21 43 0 -14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 1136. There are 949 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 107 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 72 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhikharipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 107 87 203 0 72
2011 968 939 1,136 0 949
2001 861 852 933 0 877

Literacy

Total 1431 people in the village are literate, among them 832 are male and 599 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhikharipur is 75%. 86% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhikharipur

Total Male Female
Change 11 4 21
2011 75 86 64
2001 64 82 42

Workers profile

Bhikharipur has 26% (579) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 5% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhikharipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26 20 5 74
Male 46 37 9 54
Female 5 4 1 95