Lakhanipur Village, with population of 1516 is Varanasi sub district's the 354th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lakhanipur village is 1 km2 and it is the 364th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1872 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Lakhanipur village to Varanasi is 21 km. The village comes under Kakrahiya panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 109 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.


The village is home to 1516 people, among them 792 (52%) are male and 724 (48%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakhanipur village is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 264 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1170. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.6% which is -5.8% lower than male population growth rate of 32.4%. General caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.3% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 619. There are 972 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 141 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 703 people in the village are literate, among them 425 are male and 278 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakhanipur is 57%. 65% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Lakhanipur has 43% (653) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 31% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.