Dafalpur Village, with population of 890 is Varanasi sub district's the 311st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dafalpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 364th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1435 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Jafrabad panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 11 km away. 0.08 square kilometer (13%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 890 people, among them 475 (53%) are male and 415 (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dafalpur village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 159 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 717. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.6% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 31.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.6% and child population has decreased by -4.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 874 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 863, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 819 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 643 people in the village are literate, among them 370 are male and 273 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dafalpur is 85%. 92% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 31%.

Workers profile

Dafalpur has 34% (299) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.