Gajapur Village, with population of 1714 is Varanasi sub district's the 321st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gajapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 281st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1680 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gajapur village to Varanasi is 22 km. Pin code of Gajapur village is 221305. The village comes under Gajapur 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 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1714 people, among them 842 (49%) are male and 872 (51%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajapur village is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 251 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,714 1,619 57 38 241
Male 842 797 29 16 118
Female 872 822 28 22 123

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1712. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.5% which is 14% higher than male population growth rate of -6.5%. General caste population has decreased by -4.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 159.1% and child population has decreased by -29.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0 -4 159 0 -30
Male -7 -10 123 0 -35
Female 8 3 211 0 -24

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1036 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 1375. There are 1042 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 136 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 147 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gajapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 136 128 274 1,375 147
2011 1,036 1,031 966 1,375 1,042
2001 900 903 692 0 895

Literacy

Total 1097 people in the village are literate, among them 608 are male and 489 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajapur is 74%. 84% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gajapur

Total Male Female
Change 13 4 24
2011 75 84 65
2001 62 80 42

Workers profile

Gajapur has 25% (434) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 4% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gajapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25 20 6 75
Male 47 38 9 53
Female 4 1 3 96