Taraya Village, with population of 2132 is Varanasi sub district's the 235th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Taraya village is 1 km2 and it is the 301st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2176 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Taraya which is within the village. 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.

Demographics

The village is home to 2132 people, among them 1148 (54%) are male and 984 (46%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Taraya village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 315 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Taraya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,132 1,609 513 10 324
Male 1,148 847 295 6 175
Female 984 762 218 4 149

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1816. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.9% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.4% and child population has decreased by -14.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Taraya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 17 17 0 -15
Male 18 15 23 0 -16
Female 17 18 11 0 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 857 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 739 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 851 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Taraya

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 21 -82 667 24
2011 857 900 739 667 851
2001 864 879 821 0 827

Literacy

Total 1292 people in the village are literate, among them 813 are male and 479 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Taraya is 71%. 84% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Taraya

Total Male Female
Change 14 12 15
2011 72 84 57
2001 58 72 42

Workers profile

Taraya has 48% (1013) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 41% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Taraya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 33 14 53
Male 53 39 15 47
Female 41 27 14 59