Barthara Village, with population of 5194 is Varanasi sub district's the 43rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Barthara village is 2 km2 and it is the 111st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2597 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Barthara village to Varanasi is 3 km. The village comes under Bharthara panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 9 km away.


The village is home to 5194 people, among them 2734 (53%) are male and 2460 (47%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barthara village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 740 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 46.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3537. Female population growth rate of the village is 52.6% which is 10.6% higher than male population growth rate of 42%. General caste population has increased by 51.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7% and child population has increased by 9.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 893 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 868 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 126 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3308 people in the village are literate, among them 1875 are male and 1433 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barthara is 74%. 80% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Barthara has 30% (1533) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 8% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.