Marhawa Village, with population of 3302 is Varanasi sub district's the 117th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Marhawa village is 1 km2 and it is the 367th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. Pin code of Marhawa village is 221007. The village comes under Madhwa panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 3302 people, among them 1747 (53%) are male and 1555 (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Marhawa village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 559 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Marhawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,302 3,143 151 8 481
Male 1,747 1,652 91 4 254
Female 1,555 1,491 60 4 227

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 67.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1976. Female population growth rate of the village is 69.6% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 65%. General caste population has increased by 71.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9% and child population has increased by 46.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Marhawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67.1% 71.2% 7.9% 0% 46.2%
Male 65% 69.4% 8.3% 0% 51.2%
Female 69.6% 73.2% 7.1% 0% 41%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 659 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 894 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 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Marhawa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 20 -8 1000 -64
2011 890 903 659 1000 894
2001 866 883 667 0 958

Literacy

Total 2050 people in the village are literate, among them 1212 are male and 838 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Marhawa is 73%. 81% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Marhawa

Total Male Female
Change 12.6% 8.7% 17.6%
2011 72.7% 81.2% 63.1%
2001 60.1% 72.5% 45.5%

Workers profile

Marhawa has 26% (853) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 4% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Marhawa

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 25.8% 25.5% 0.3% 74.2%
Male 45.2% 44.6% 0.6% 54.8%
Female 4.1% 4.1% 0% 95.9%