Airla Village, with population of 1693 is Varanasi sub district's the 323rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Airla village is 1 km2 and it is the 255th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1525 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Sarnath and distance from Airla village to Sarnath is 8 km. The village comes under Aili panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 12 km away.


The village is home to 1693 people, among them 868 (51%) are male and 825 (49%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Airla village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 285 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1666. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.1% which is 6.6% higher than male population growth rate of -1.5%. General caste population has increased by 0.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10% and child population has decreased by -24.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 827 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1073 people in the village are literate, among them 639 are male and 434 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Airla is 75%. 88% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Airla has 29% (496) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 15% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.