Piyri Village, with population of 2181 is Varanasi sub district's the 229th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Piyri village is 1 km2 and it is the 269th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2038 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Piyri which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Piyri village to Varanasi is 15 km. The village comes under Sadar 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 15 km away.


The village is home to 2181 people, among them 1150 (53%) are male and 1031 (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Piyri village is 12%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 342 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1883. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.9% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 34%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.1% and child population has decreased by -26% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 897 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 444. There are 646 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1496 people in the village are literate, among them 883 are male and 613 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Piyri is 78%. 90% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Workers profile

Piyri has 43% (934) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 36% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.