Delhana Village, with population of 2547 is Varanasi sub district's the 179th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Delhana village is 1 km2 and it is the 220th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1990 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Delhana village to Varanasi is 12 km. Pin code of Delhana village is 221311. The village comes under Delhana panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2547 people, among them 1339 (53%) are male and 1208 (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Delhana village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 424 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Delhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,547 2,324 187 36 386
Male 1,339 1,212 110 17 208
Female 1,208 1,112 77 19 178

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2173. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.1% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 15.5%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.5% and child population has decreased by -13.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Delhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 14 35 0 -14
Male 16 12 41 0 -14
Female 19 17 26 0 -14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 700 and in schedule tribe is 1118. There are 856 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Delhana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 35 -82 1,118 -3
2011 902 917 700 1,118 856
2001 875 882 782 0 859

Literacy

Total 1510 people in the village are literate, among them 927 are male and 583 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Delhana is 70%. 82% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Delhana

Total Male Female
Change 10 5 16
2011 70 82 57
2001 60 77 41

Workers profile

Delhana has 28% (719) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 7% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Delhana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 22 7 72
Male 47 39 8 53
Female 8 2 5 93