Bankat Village, with population of 1112 is Varanasi sub district's the 376th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bankat village is 1 km2 and it is the 355th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1823 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bankat village to Varanasi is 12 km. The village comes under Bankar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 19 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1112 people, among them 581 (52%) are male and 531 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bankat village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 168 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bankat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,112 820 292 0 157
Male 581 432 149 0 84
Female 531 388 143 0 73

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -7.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1206. Female population growth rate of the village is -4.3% which is 6.5% higher than male population growth rate of -10.8%. General caste population has decreased by -32% and child population has decreased by -36.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8 -32 0 0 -36
Male -11 -34 0 0 -40
Female -4 -30 0 0 -32

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 898, in schedule caste is 960. There are 869 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 92 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 61 45 960 0 92
2011 914 898 960 0 869
2001 853 853 0 0 777

Literacy

Total 806 people in the village are literate, among them 455 are male and 351 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bankat is 84%. 92% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total Male Female
Change 6 3 10
2011 84 92 77
2001 78 88 66

Workers profile

Bankat has 25% (277) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 5% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bankat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25 21 4 75
Male 43 38 5 57
Female 5 3 2 95