Dhanapur Village, with population of 1581 is Varanasi sub district's the 335th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhanapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 348th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1817 persons per km2.

The village comes under Dhanapur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 36 km away.


The village is home to 1581 people, among them 821 (52%) are male and 760 (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhanapur village is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 239 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1727. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.6% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of -10.1%. General caste population has decreased by -8.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.5% and child population has decreased by -47.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 1055 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 210 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 964 people in the village are literate, among them 604 are male and 360 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhanapur is 71%. 85% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Dhanapur has 30% (470) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 13% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.