Akhari Village, with population of 4105 is Varanasi sub district's the 75th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Akhari village is 3 km2 and it is the 77th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1616 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Akhari which is within the village. The village comes under Akhari panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 13 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4105 people, among them 2145 (52%) are male and 1960 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akhari village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 670 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akhari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,105 3,609 473 23 547
Male 2,145 1,879 254 12 303
Female 1,960 1,730 219 11 244

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 42.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2883. Female population growth rate of the village is 39.8% which is -5% lower than male population growth rate of 44.8%. General caste population has increased by 42.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.9% and child population has decreased by -5.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akhari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42 43 33 0 -5
Male 45 44 44 0 5
Female 40 42 22 0 -16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 862 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 805 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 195 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akhari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -33 -15 -161 917 -195
2011 914 921 862 917 805
2001 947 936 1,023 0 1,000

Literacy

Total 2790 people in the village are literate, among them 1606 are male and 1184 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akhari is 78%. 87% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akhari

Total Male Female
Change 18 15 22
2011 78 87 69
2001 60 72 47

Workers profile

Akhari has 28% (1166) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 11% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akhari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 23 5 72
Male 44 37 7 56
Female 11 8 3 89