Panihari Village, with population of 1504 is Varanasi sub district's the 359th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Panihari village is 1 km2 and it is the 323rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2735 persons per km2.

Pin code of Panihari village is 221104. The village comes under Panihari panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 1504 people, among them 770 (51%) are male and 734 (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panihari village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 227 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1202. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.1% which is 11.2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 27.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19% and child population has increased by 0.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 907. There are 984 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 81 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 961 people in the village are literate, among them 574 are male and 387 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panihari is 76%. 89% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Panihari has 52% (784) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 43% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.