Sahansapur Village, with population of 6674 is Varanasi sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sahansapur village is 5 km2 and it is the 18th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1298 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Sahansapur village to Varanasi is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sahansapur village is 221305. The village comes under Sahanshahpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6674 people, among them 3547 (53%) are male and 3127 (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahansapur village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 986 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahansapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,674 5,454 1,203 17 964
Male 3,547 2,868 669 10 508
Female 3,127 2,586 534 7 456

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5827. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.6% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 14.5%. General caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -32% and child population has decreased by -15.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahansapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15 20 -5 -32 -16
Male 15 20 -2 -33 -17
Female 15 21 -9 -30 -14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 882 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 798 and in schedule tribe is 700. There are 898 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sahansapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 12 -57 33 36
2011 882 902 798 700 898
2001 881 890 855 667 862

Literacy

Total 4593 people in the village are literate, among them 2737 are male and 1856 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahansapur is 80%. 90% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahansapur

Total Male Female
Change 11 8 15
2011 80 90 70
2001 69 82 55

Workers profile

Sahansapur has 32% (2160) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 15% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahansapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 27 5 68
Male 47 41 7 53
Female 15 11 4 85