Bhitari Village, with population of 5137 is Varanasi sub district's the 44th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhitari village is 1 km2 and it is the 369th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 8154 persons per km2.

The village comes under Bhitari panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 5137 people, among them 2718 (53%) are male and 2419 (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhitari village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 891 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 167.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1919. Female population growth rate of the village is 171.8% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of 164.1%. General caste population has increased by 163%; Schedule caste population has increased by 168.8% and child population has increased by 119.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 898, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 813. There are 885 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 3612 people in the village are literate, among them 2095 are male and 1517 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhitari is 81%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Bhitari has 28% (1448) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 10% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.