Kankpur Village, with population of 1149 is Varanasi sub district's the 388th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kankpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 383rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1473 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kankpur village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Bhahgaon panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1149 people, among them 616 (54%) are male and 533 (46%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kankpur village is 12%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 183 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kankpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,149 878 239 32 139
Male 616 469 133 14 81
Female 533 409 106 18 58

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -6.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1234. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.5% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of -8.1%. General caste population has decreased by -18%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.6% and child population has decreased by -47.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kankpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7 -18 47 0 -47
Male -8 -20 55 0 -42
Female -6 -16 38 0 -54

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 865 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 797 and in schedule tribe is 1286. There are 716 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 183 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kankpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 38 -98 1,286 -183
2011 865 872 797 1,286 716
2001 842 834 895 0 899

Literacy

Total 770 people in the village are literate, among them 469 are male and 301 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kankpur is 76%. 88% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kankpur

Total Male Female
Change 12 11 13
2011 76 88 63
2001 65 77 50

Workers profile

Kankpur has 30% (348) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 13% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kankpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 25 5 70
Male 45 41 4 55
Female 13 7 6 87