Gopalpur Village, with population of 840 is Varanasi sub district's the 294th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gopalpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 353rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1000 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gopalpur village to Varanasi is 12 km. The village comes under Korauta panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 14 km away.


The village is home to 840 people, among them 447 (53%) are male and 393 (47%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gopalpur village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 130 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 781. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.5% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 5.1% and child population has decreased by -15.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 883, in schedule caste is 727. There are 1000 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 210 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 545 people in the village are literate, among them 334 are male and 211 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gopalpur is 76%. 87% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Gopalpur has 34% (285) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.