Dafi Village, with population of 5672 is Varanasi sub district's the 27th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dafi village is 8 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 725 persons per km2.

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


The village is home to 5672 people, among them 2989 (53%) are male and 2683 (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dafi village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 907 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 128.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2486. Female population growth rate of the village is 125.1% which is -5.9% lower than male population growth rate of 131%. General caste population has increased by 141.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 68.3% and child population has increased by 57.1% 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 900, in schedule caste is 865 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 828 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 110 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4177 people in the village are literate, among them 2368 are male and 1809 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dafi is 84%. 91% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Dafi has 25% (1428) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 6% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.