Salhupur Village, with population of 393 is Varanasi sub district's the 141st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Salhupur village is 1 km2 and it is the 329th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 427 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Salhupur village to Varanasi is 18 km. The village comes under Ratanpur 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 18 km away.


The village is home to 393 people, among them 207 (53%) are male and 186 (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salhupur village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 63 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 162% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 150. Female population growth rate of the village is 165.7% which is 6.9% higher than male population growth rate of 158.8%. General caste population has increased by 97.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2020% and child population has increased by 122.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 963. There are 818 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 882 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 208 people in the village are literate, among them 123 are male and 85 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salhupur is 62%. 71% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Salhupur has 28% (111) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 4% female population are working population. 13% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 37% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.