Vikapur Village, with population of 1268 is Varanasi sub district's the 414th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Vikapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 333rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2225 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Vikapur 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 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1268 people, among them 674 (53%) are male and 594 (47%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vikapur village is 15%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 218 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,268 659 609 0 190
Male 674 337 337 0 115
Female 594 322 272 0 75

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1252. Female population growth rate of the village is 4% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of -1%. General caste population has decreased by -7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8% and child population has decreased by -5.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1 -7 13 0 -6
Male -1 -13 14 0 3
Female 4 -1 11 0 -16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 807. There are 652 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vikapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 110 -24 0 -143
2011 881 955 807 0 652
2001 838 845 831 0 795

Literacy

Total 826 people in the village are literate, among them 490 are male and 336 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vikapur is 77%. 88% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vikapur

Total Male Female
Change 6 4 9
2011 77 88 65
2001 71 84 56

Workers profile

Vikapur has 27% (337) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 8% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vikapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27 18 9 73
Male 43 31 11 57
Female 8 3 6 92