Darekhu Village, with population of 5350 is Varanasi sub district's the 35th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Darekhu village is 0 km2 and it is the 205th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 15286 persons per km2.

The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 14 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5350 people, among them 2785 (52%) are male and 2565 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darekhu village is 16%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 761 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Darekhu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,350 4,495 816 39 844
Male 2,785 2,332 436 17 414
Female 2,565 2,163 380 22 430

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4935. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.1% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 6%. General caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31% and child population has decreased by -17% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Darekhu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 4 31 0 -17
Male 6 2 28 0 -20
Female 11 7 35 0 -15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 872 and in schedule tribe is 1294. There are 1039 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Darekhu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 42 45 1,294 60
2011 921 928 872 1,294 1,039
2001 879 886 827 0 979

Literacy

Total 3289 people in the village are literate, among them 1971 are male and 1318 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darekhu is 73%. 83% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Darekhu

Total Male Female
Change 12 9 17
2011 73 83 62
2001 61 74 45

Workers profile

Darekhu has 31% (1652) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 41% 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 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Darekhu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 24 7 69
Male 48 41 7 52
Female 12 6 6 88