Jakhini Village, with population of 3754 is Varanasi sub district's the 93rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jakhini village is 3 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1107 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Jakhini village to Varanasi is 28 km. The village comes under Jakhini panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away.


The village is home to 3754 people, among them 1991 (53%) are male and 1763 (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakhini village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 516 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3060. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.9% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 21.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.3% and child population has decreased by -7.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 968. There are 965 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 214 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2534 people in the village are literate, among them 1540 are male and 994 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakhini is 78%. 89% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Jakhini has 34% (1273) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 20% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.