Paniyara Village, with population of 1921 is Varanasi sub district's the 277th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Paniyara village is 1 km2 and it is the 214th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1455 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Paniyara village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Paniyar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away.


The village is home to 1921 people, among them 993 (52%) are male and 928 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paniyara village is 14%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 294 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1652. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.3% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.1% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 1068 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1271 people in the village are literate, among them 762 are male and 509 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paniyara is 77%. 89% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Paniyara has 28% (537) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 8% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.