Dandupur Village, with population of 3069 is Varanasi sub district's the 134th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dandupur village is 1 km2 and it is the 339th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3410 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dandupur village to Varanasi is 7 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dandupur village is 221003. The village comes under Dandu Pur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 4 km away.


The village is home to 3069 people, among them 1638 (53%) are male and 1431 (47%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dandupur village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 441 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2325. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.8% which is 6.9% higher than male population growth rate of 28.9%. General caste population has increased by 32%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32% and child population has decreased by -19.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 874 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 861, in schedule caste is 922. There are 860 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2137 people in the village are literate, among them 1287 are male and 850 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dandupur is 80%. 90% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Dandupur has 26% (791) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 7% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.