Tikari Village, with population of 5431 is Varanasi sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tikari village is 6 km2 and it is the 14th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 907 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tikari village is 221011. The village comes under Tikari panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 15 km away. 0.88 square kilometer (15%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 5431 people, among them 2830 (52%) are male and 2601 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tikari village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 782 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 53.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3536. Female population growth rate of the village is 58.1% which is 8.4% higher than male population growth rate of 49.7%. General caste population has increased by 66.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.9% and child population has increased by 16.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 895 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 946 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3395 people in the village are literate, among them 1993 are male and 1402 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tikari is 73%. 82% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Tikari has 31% (1693) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 13% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.