Aura Village, with population of 2187 is Varanasi sub district's the 228th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Aura village is 2 km2 and it is the 115th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1116 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Authe 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 12 km away.


The village is home to 2187 people, among them 1155 (53%) are male and 1032 (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aura village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 324 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1563. Female population growth rate of the village is 42.1% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 38%. General caste population has increased by 42.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.8% and child population has increased by 7.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 725. There are 865 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 increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1346 people in the village are literate, among them 805 are male and 541 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aura is 74%. 84% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Aura has 29% (642) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.