Nighaura Village, with population of 596 is Varanasi sub district's the 205th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nighaura village is 0 km2 and it is the 143rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2292 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Nighaura village to Varanasi is 8 km. The village comes under Udaypur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 8 km away.


The village is home to 596 people, among them 314 (53%) are male and 282 (47%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nighaura village is 14%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 99 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 518. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.5% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 15.1% and child population has decreased by -11.5% 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 898,. There are 771 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 197 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 403 people in the village are literate, among them 232 are male and 171 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nighaura is 79%. 87% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Nighaura has 29% (173) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 12% female population are working population. 5% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 39% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.