Bhikhampur Village, with population of 2011 is Varanasi sub district's the 262nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhikhampur village is 1 km2 and it is the 317th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2139 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bhikhampur village to Varanasi is 20 km. Pin code of Bhikhampur village is 221311. The village comes under Bhikum Pur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 2011 people, among them 1044 (52%) are male and 967 (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhikhampur village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 274 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1645. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.2% which is -6% lower than male population growth rate of 25.2%. General caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.7% and child population has decreased by -21.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 809. There are 844 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 156 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1285 people in the village are literate, among them 774 are male and 511 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhikhampur is 74%. 87% of male and 61% 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 21%.

Workers profile

Bhikhampur has 64% (1284) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 61% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 51% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.