Tarna Village, with population of 1241 is Varanasi sub district's the 413rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tarna village is 1 km2 and it is the 280th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1217 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Tarna village to Varanasi is 5 km. The village comes under Ganeshpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 5 km away. 0.15 square kilometer (15%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1241 people, among them 636 (51%) are male and 605 (49%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tarna village is 15%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 173 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tarna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,241 1,230 11 0 181
Male 636 632 4 0 103
Female 605 598 7 0 78

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 993. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.2% which is -3.5% lower than male population growth rate of 26.7%. General caste population has increased by 24.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 175% and child population has decreased by -17.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tarna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25 24 175 0 -17
Male 27 26 100 0 -3
Female 23 22 250 0 -31

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 1750. There are 757 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 309 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tarna

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -32 750 0 -309
2011 951 946 1,750 0 757
2001 978 978 1,000 0 1,066

Literacy

Total 778 people in the village are literate, among them 451 are male and 327 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tarna is 73%. 85% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tarna

Total Male Female
Change 14 6 22
2011 73 85 62
2001 60 79 40

Workers profile

Tarna has 31% (389) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 24% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tarna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 11 21 69
Male 38 18 20 62
Female 24 3 21 76