Sarswan Village, with population of 2558 is Varanasi sub district's the 177th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sarswan village is 0 km2 and it is the 88th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 15047 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Sarswan village to Varanasi is 6 km. The village comes under Sersawn panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 6 km away. 0.02 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2558 people, among them 1331 (52%) are male and 1227 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sarswan village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 398 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sarswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,558 2,097 461 0 400
Male 1,331 1,088 243 0 199
Female 1,227 1,009 218 0 201

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2266. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.8% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.3% and child population has decreased by -17.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sarswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 15 5 0 -18
Male 11 13 5 0 -21
Female 15 17 5 0 -15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 922 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 897. There are 1010 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sarswan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 35 1 0 70
2011 922 927 897 0 1,010
2001 893 892 896 0 940

Literacy

Total 1562 people in the village are literate, among them 952 are male and 610 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sarswan is 72%. 84% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sarswan

Total Male Female
Change 15 12 19
2011 72 84 60
2001 57 72 41

Workers profile

Sarswan has 37% (939) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 24% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sarswan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 36 0 63
Male 49 48 1 51
Female 24 23 0 76