Pahari Village, with population of 4841 is Varanasi sub district's the 53rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pahari village is 13 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 375 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Pahari village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Pahari 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 4841 people, among them 2528 (52%) are male and 2313 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pahari village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 769 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 56.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3092. Female population growth rate of the village is 62.2% which is 10.5% higher than male population growth rate of 51.7%. General caste population has increased by 60.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.8% and child population has increased by 19.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 947. There are 938 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3147 people in the village are literate, among them 1831 are male and 1316 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pahari is 76%. 85% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Pahari has 27% (1301) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 7% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.