Gajari Village, with population of 5207 is Varanasi sub district's the 42nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gajari village is 2 km2 and it is the 110th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2578 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 19 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 5207 people, among them 2812 (54%) are male and 2395 (46%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajari village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 698 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gajari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,207 4,470 717 20 706
Male 2,812 2,406 394 12 389
Female 2,395 2,064 323 8 317

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4479. Female population growth rate of the village is 15% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -19.3% and child population has decreased by -23.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gajari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 25 -19 0 -24
Male 17 26 -20 0 -25
Female 15 23 -19 0 -22

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 820 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 815 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gajari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -27 9 667 31
2011 852 858 820 667 815
2001 869 885 811 0 784

Literacy

Total 3213 people in the village are literate, among them 1979 are male and 1234 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajari is 71%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gajari

Total Male Female
Change 14 11 18
2011 71 82 59
2001 57 71 42

Workers profile

Gajari has 27% (1414) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 9% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gajari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27 18 9 73
Male 43 29 15 57
Female 9 5 4 92