Bhikharipur Kala Village, with population of 1538 is Varanasi sub district's the 349th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhikharipur Kala village is 1 km2 and it is the 371st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2403 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Bhikharipur Kala village is 221004. The village comes under Bhirbaripur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 1538 people, among them 857 (56%) are male and 681 (44%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhikharipur Kala village is 13%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 235 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1267. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.6% which is -7% lower than male population growth rate of 24.6%. General caste population has increased by 43%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -73.6% and child population has decreased by -2.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 795 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 827, in schedule caste is 383 and in schedule tribe is 182. There are 716 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 970 people in the village are literate, among them 606 are male and 364 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhikharipur Kala is 72%. 82% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Bhikharipur Kala has 29% (453) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 10% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.