Ghamhapur Village, with population of 1899 is Varanasi sub district's the 282nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghamhapur village is 0 km2 and it is the 67th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 13564 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Ghamhapur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Ghamhapur village to Varanasi is 5 km. The village comes under Sadr panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 9 km away.


The village is home to 1899 people, among them 1021 (54%) are male and 878 (46%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghamhapur village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 299 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2194. Female population growth rate of the village is -13.2% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of -13.7%. General caste population has decreased by -15.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.8% and child population has decreased by -41.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 860 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 870, in schedule caste is 773. There are 919 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1051 people in the village are literate, among them 642 are male and 409 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghamhapur is 65%. 74% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Ghamhapur has 36% (682) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 18% female population are working population. 22% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.