Jayapur Village, with population of 2974 is Varanasi sub district's the 144th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jayapur village is 2 km2 and it is the 144th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1729 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Jayapur 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.


The village is home to 2974 people, among them 1541 (52%) are male and 1433 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jayapur village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 401 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2642. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.1% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.9% and child population has decreased by -26.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 810 and in schedule tribe is 741. There are 825 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1973 people in the village are literate, among them 1195 are male and 778 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jayapur is 76%. 90% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Jayapur has 34% (1015) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 19% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.