Sultanpur Village, with population of 3012 is Varanasi sub district's the 138th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sultanpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 256th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2714 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Ramnagar and distance from Sultanpur village to Ramnagar is 3 km. The village comes under Sultanpur 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.


The village is home to 3012 people, among them 1584 (53%) are male and 1428 (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sultanpur village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 468 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2470. Female population growth rate of the village is 24% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 20.2%. General caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.2% and child population has decreased by -13.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 931. There are 858 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 92 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1736 people in the village are literate, among them 1032 are male and 704 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sultanpur is 68%. 78% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Workers profile

Sultanpur has 35% (1065) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.