Kurhua Village, with population of 2299 is Varanasi sub district's the 212nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurhua village is 2 km2 and it is the 151st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1360 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kurhua village to Varanasi is 10 km. The village comes under Kurchua panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 15 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2299 people, among them 1175 (51%) are male and 1124 (49%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurhua village is 17%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 279 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurhua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,299 2,138 161 0 381
Male 1,175 1,091 84 0 179
Female 1,124 1,047 77 0 202

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 67.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1374. Female population growth rate of the village is 75.9% which is 16% higher than male population growth rate of 59.9%. General caste population has increased by 75.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.9% and child population has increased by 15.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurhua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67 75 4 0 15
Male 60 67 2 0 4
Female 76 85 6 0 27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 917. There are 1128 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 88 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 204 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurhua

Total General SC ST Child
Change 88 93 27 0 204
2011 957 960 917 0 1,128
2001 869 867 890 0 924

Literacy

Total 1420 people in the village are literate, among them 833 are male and 587 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurhua is 74%. 84% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurhua

Total Male Female
Change 14 12 18
2011 74 84 64
2001 60 72 46

Workers profile

Kurhua has 32% (728) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 16% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurhua

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 29 3 68
Male 47 45 2 53
Female 16 12 4 84