Sonbarsa Village, with population of 2393 is Varanasi sub district's the 202nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sonbarsa village is 1 km2 and it is the 406th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3468 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Sonbarsa village to Varanasi is 23 km. Pin code of Sonbarsa village is 221104. The village comes under Sonabram panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 23 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2393 people, among them 1254 (52%) are male and 1139 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonbarsa village is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 385 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sonbarsa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,393 2,093 300 0 327
Male 1,254 1,094 160 0 160
Female 1,139 999 140 0 167

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1929. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.5% which is -9% lower than male population growth rate of 28.5%. General caste population has increased by 22.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.3% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sonbarsa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 23 33 0 -7
Male 29 28 36 0 -12
Female 20 18 31 0 -1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 875. There are 1044 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 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 110 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sonbarsa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -68 -73 -32 0 110
2011 908 913 875 0 1,044
2001 976 986 907 0 934

Literacy

Total 1495 people in the village are literate, among them 902 are male and 593 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonbarsa is 72%. 82% of male and 61% 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 - Sonbarsa

Total Male Female
Change 14 12 15
2011 72 82 61
2001 59 70 46

Workers profile

Sonbarsa has 26% (630) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 5% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sonbarsa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26 19 7 74
Male 46 34 12 54
Female 5 3 1 95