Lamhi Village, with population of 1841 is Varanasi sub district's the 293rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lamhi village is 1 km2 and it is the 303rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3610 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Lamhi village to Varanasi is 2 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lamhi village is 221007. The village comes under Lamhi 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.


The village is home to 1841 people, among them 946 (51%) are male and 895 (49%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lamhi village is 12%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 308 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 81.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1012. Female population growth rate of the village is 83.4% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 80.5%. General caste population has increased by 86%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.1% and child population has increased by 34.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 840. There are 740 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 159 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1291 people in the village are literate, among them 715 are male and 576 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lamhi is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Lamhi has 29% (530) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 8% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.