Betwar Village, with population of 2410 is Varanasi sub district's the 197th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Betwar village is 2 km2 and it is the 113rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1205 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Betwar village to Varanasi is 11 km. The village comes under Betavar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.


The village is home to 2410 people, among them 1270 (53%) are male and 1140 (47%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Betwar village is 17%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 352 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 31.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1828. Female population growth rate of the village is 30.9% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 32.7%. General caste population has increased by 28.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.4% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 917. There are 801 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 134 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1368 people in the village are literate, among them 838 are male and 530 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Betwar is 68%. 80% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Betwar has 40% (954) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 30% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.