Lorhan Village, with population of 2572 is Varanasi sub district's the 176th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lorhan village is 2 km2 and it is the 150th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1513 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Lorhan village to Varanasi is 4 km. The village comes under Lodhan 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 2572 people, among them 1348 (52%) are male and 1224 (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lorhan village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 420 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 56.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1642. Female population growth rate of the village is 56.1% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 57.1%. General caste population has increased by 62%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.4% and child population has increased by 29.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 750 and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 899 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 241 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1616 people in the village are literate, among them 947 are male and 669 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lorhan is 74%. 82% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Lorhan has 29% (751) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 6% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.