Kaneri Village, with population of 1994 is Varanasi sub district's the 268th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kaneri village is 1 km2 and it is the 272nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1899 persons per km2.

Pin code of Kaneri village is 221302. The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 18 km away.


The village is home to 1994 people, among them 1028 (52%) are male and 966 (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaneri village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 289 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1749. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 13.9% and child population has decreased by -22% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 803 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 236 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1255 people in the village are literate, among them 753 are male and 502 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaneri is 73%. 86% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Kaneri has 42% (839) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 31% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.