Dhobahi Village, with population of 1092 is Varanasi sub district's the 369th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhobahi village is 0 km2 and it is the 105th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5460 persons per km2.

The village comes under Dhobahi 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 22 km away.


The village is home to 1092 people, among them 546 (50%) are male and 546 (50%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhobahi village is 19%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 172 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 963. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.4% which is 7.8% higher than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has increased by 8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20% and child population has decreased by -2.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1107, in schedule caste is 895. There are 862 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 66 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 609 people in the village are literate, among them 348 are male and 261 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhobahi is 69%. 80% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Dhobahi has 49% (538) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 51% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.