Gora Village, with population of 1926 is Varanasi sub district's the 275th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gora village is 1 km2 and it is the 249th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1704 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 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1926 people, among them 1010 (52%) are male and 916 (48%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gora village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 319 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,926 1,414 512 0 307
Male 1,010 743 267 0 157
Female 916 671 245 0 150

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1446. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.7% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 32.7%. General caste population has increased by 34.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.6% and child population has increased by 7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33 35 30 0 7
Male 33 35 26 0 7
Female 34 34 34 0 7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 918. There are 955 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gora

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 -11 55 0 3
2011 907 903 918 0 955
2001 900 914 863 0 952

Literacy

Total 1223 people in the village are literate, among them 701 are male and 522 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gora is 76%. 82% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gora

Total Male Female
Change 11 4 20
2011 76 82 68
2001 64 79 48

Workers profile

Gora has 36% (701) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 21% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gora

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 24 12 64
Male 50 37 13 50
Female 21 10 12 79