Gangpur Village, with population of 1155 is Varanasi sub district's the 390th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gangpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 279th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1132 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gangpur village to Varanasi is 10 km. The village comes under Gaangpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1155 people, among them 602 (52%) are male and 553 (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangpur village is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 156 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,155 892 263 0 161
Male 602 466 136 0 81
Female 553 426 127 0 80

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1027. Female population growth rate of the village is 20% which is 13.6% higher than male population growth rate of 6.4%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.5% and child population has decreased by -12.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 13 11 0 -13
Male 6 7 5 0 -22
Female 20 21 17 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 934. There are 988 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 105 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 219 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 105 109 89 0 219
2011 919 914 934 0 988
2001 814 805 845 0 769

Literacy

Total 725 people in the village are literate, among them 432 are male and 293 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangpur is 73%. 83% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangpur

Total Male Female
Change 1 -4 9
2011 73 83 62
2001 72 87 53

Workers profile

Gangpur has 40% (460) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 28% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 28 12 60
Male 50 40 11 50
Female 28 16 12 72