Gaurdiha Village, with population of 905 is Varanasi sub district's the 317th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gaurdiha village is 1 km2 and it is the 259th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 823 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gaurdiha village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Chiraigaon panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 905 people, among them 473 (52%) are male and 432 (48%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaurdiha village is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 128 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaurdiha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 905 659 246 0 114
Male 473 347 126 0 65
Female 432 312 120 0 49

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 847. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.9% and child population has decreased by -32.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaurdiha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7 8 3 0 -33
Male 8 12 -2 0 -18
Female 6 5 8 0 -46

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 952. There are 754 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 385 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaurdiha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -16 -56 85 0 -385
2011 913 899 952 0 754
2001 929 955 867 0 1,139

Literacy

Total 594 people in the village are literate, among them 352 are male and 242 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaurdiha is 75%. 86% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaurdiha

Total Male Female
Change 15 6 25
2011 75 86 63
2001 61 80 39

Workers profile

Gaurdiha has 24% (219) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 9% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaurdiha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24 23 2 76
Male 38 37 1 62
Female 9 7 2 91