Payagpur Village, with population of 997 is Varanasi sub district's the 340th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Payagpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 412nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1424 persons per km2.

The village comes under Gora 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 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 997 people, among them 516 (52%) are male and 481 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Payagpur village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 130 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Payagpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 997 811 186 0 154
Male 516 421 95 0 80
Female 481 390 91 0 74

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 771. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.4% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 27.4%. General caste population has increased by 28.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.9% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Payagpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29 29 33 0 3
Male 27 27 30 0 4
Female 31 30 36 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 958. There are 925 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Payagpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 25 40 0 -23
2011 932 926 958 0 925
2001 904 901 918 0 948

Literacy

Total 659 people in the village are literate, among them 376 are male and 283 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Payagpur is 78%. 86% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Payagpur

Total Male Female
Change 13 5 23
2011 78 86 70
2001 65 81 47

Workers profile

Payagpur has 29% (285) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 5% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Payagpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 26 3 71
Male 50 47 3 50
Female 5 3 3 95