Ghamahapur Village, with population of 1556 is Varanasi sub district's the 342nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghamahapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 277th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1511 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Ghamahapur village to Varanasi is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ghamahapur village is 221203. 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 which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1556 people, among them 819 (53%) are male and 737 (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghamahapur village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 201 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghamahapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,556 1,507 32 17 237
Male 819 789 19 11 122
Female 737 718 13 6 115

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -6.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1670. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.1% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of -8.3%. General caste population has decreased by -1.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -77.3% and child population has decreased by -36.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghamahapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7 -1 -77 0 -36
Male -8 -3 -76 0 -37
Female -5 0 -79 0 -35

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 684 and in schedule tribe is 545. There are 943 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghamahapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 32 -101 545 21
2011 900 910 684 545 943
2001 870 878 785 0 922

Literacy

Total 1033 people in the village are literate, among them 636 are male and 397 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghamahapur is 78%. 91% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghamahapur

Total Male Female
Change 20 17 24
2011 78 91 64
2001 59 74 40

Workers profile

Ghamahapur has 40% (628) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 33% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghamahapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 32 9 60
Male 47 38 9 53
Female 33 26 8 67