Kanchanpur Village, with population of 5100 is Varanasi sub district's the 46th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kanchanpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 253rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 11860 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kanchanpur village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Kachanpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 5100 people, among them 2668 (52%) are male and 2432 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanchanpur village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 815 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 146.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2071. Female population growth rate of the village is 157.1% which is 19.9% higher than male population growth rate of 137.2%. General caste population has increased by 149.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 124.1% and child population has increased by 70.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 769. There are 845 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 71 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 149 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4004 people in the village are literate, among them 2221 are male and 1783 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanchanpur is 88%. 94% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Kanchanpur has 29% (1485) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 8% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.