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.


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.

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.

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.


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%.

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.