Manikpur Village, with population of 151 is Varanasi sub district's the 59th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Manikpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 385th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 232 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Manikpur village to Varanasi is 25 km. 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 151 people, among them 78 (52%) are male and 73 (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Manikpur village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 21 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 127. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.9% which is 12.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 22.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.5% and child population has decreased by -29.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1070, in schedule caste is 571. There are 900 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 95 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 177 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 78 people in the village are literate, among them 49 are male and 29 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Manikpur is 59%. 72% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Manikpur has 48% (72) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 45% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.