Bankat Village, with population of 2276 is Varanasi sub district's the 214th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bankat village is 1 km2 and it is the 342nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2557 persons per km2.

Pin code of Bankat village is 221104. The village comes under Banakar 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 2276 people, among them 1172 (51%) are male and 1104 (49%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bankat village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 329 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bankat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,276 1,488 788 0 343
Male 1,172 752 420 0 180
Female 1,104 736 368 0 163

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1950. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.4% which is 6.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 30.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.2% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 30 -2 0 -5
Male 14 25 -3 0 -4
Female 20 36 -2 0 -5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 876. There are 906 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 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 54 79 6 0 -9
2011 942 979 876 0 906
2001 888 900 870 0 915

Literacy

Total 1426 people in the village are literate, among them 830 are male and 596 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bankat is 74%. 84% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bankat

Total Male Female
Change 12 6 20
2011 74 84 63
2001 62 78 43

Workers profile

Bankat has 35% (804) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 21% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bankat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 31 4 65
Male 49 43 6 51
Female 21 19 2 79