Dhannipur Village, with population of 5229 is Varanasi sub district's the 41st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhannipur village is 0 km2 and it is the 154th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 18031 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Dhannipur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dhannipur village to Varanasi is 5 km. The village comes under Nagar Negam 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 5229 people, among them 2826 (54%) are male and 2403 (46%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhannipur village is 18%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 747 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 92.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2714. Female population growth rate of the village is 89.8% which is -5.4% lower than male population growth rate of 95.2%. General caste population has increased by 90.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 264.7% and child population has increased by 83.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 850 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 847, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 843 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1236 people in the village are literate, among them 750 are male and 486 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhannipur is 29%. 32% of male and 25% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -14%. Male literacy has gone down by -25% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Workers profile

Dhannipur has 35% (1817) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 23% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.