Ganeshpur Village, with population of 3315 is Varanasi sub district's the 115th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ganeshpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 88th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1417 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Ganeshpur village to Varanasi is 4 km. The village comes under Ganeshpur 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 5 km away.


The village is home to 3315 people, among them 1721 (52%) are male and 1594 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ganeshpur village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 543 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2764. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.2% which is -3.4% lower than male population growth rate of 21.6%. General caste population has increased by 28.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 230.8% and child population has decreased by -9.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 1048. There are 891 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2345 people in the village are literate, among them 1340 are male and 1005 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ganeshpur is 82%. 91% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Ganeshpur has 34% (1124) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 18% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.