Kerakatpur Village, with population of 2851 is Varanasi sub district's the 151st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kerakatpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 343rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3240 persons per km2.

The village comes under Keskatpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 10 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2851 people, among them 1488 (52%) are male and 1363 (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kerakatpur village is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 467 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kerakatpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,851 2,162 678 11 394
Male 1,488 1,129 353 6 198
Female 1,363 1,033 325 5 196

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 53.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1862. Female population growth rate of the village is 59% which is 10.9% higher than male population growth rate of 48.1%. General caste population has increased by 70.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1% and child population has increased by 9.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kerakatpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53 71 14 0 9
Male 48 67 8 0 3
Female 59 75 22 0 16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 921 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 990 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 increased by 110 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kerakatpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 63 45 104 833 110
2011 916 915 921 833 990
2001 853 870 817 0 880

Literacy

Total 1885 people in the village are literate, among them 1063 are male and 822 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kerakatpur is 77%. 82% of male and 70% 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 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kerakatpur

Total Male Female
Change 4 -2 12
2011 77 82 70
2001 73 84 58

Workers profile

Kerakatpur has 30% (868) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 13% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kerakatpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 23 7 70
Male 47 39 8 53
Female 13 7 6 87