Kukraha Village, with population of 2358 is Varanasi sub district's the 204th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kukraha village is 1 km2 and it is the 224th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1886 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kukraha village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Kufuk 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 2358 people, among them 1282 (54%) are male and 1076 (46%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kukraha village is 17%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 311 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kukraha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,358 1,733 595 30 404
Male 1,282 935 334 13 231
Female 1,076 798 261 17 173

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1781. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.9% which is -8.5% lower than male population growth rate of 36.4%. General caste population has increased by 29%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.8% and child population has decreased by -2.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kukraha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.4% 29% 35.8% 0% -2.9%
Male 36.4% 31.7% 45.2% 0% 4.5%
Female 27.9% 26.1% 25.5% 0% -11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 839 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 853, in schedule caste is 781 and in schedule tribe is 1308. There are 749 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 133 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kukraha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -56 -39 -123 1308 -133
2011 839 853 781 1308 749
2001 895 892 904 0 882

Literacy

Total 1366 people in the village are literate, among them 826 are male and 540 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kukraha is 70%. 79% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kukraha

Total Male Female
Change 17.2% 11.4% 23.1%
2011 69.9% 78.6% 59.8%
2001 52.7% 67.2% 36.7%

Workers profile

Kukraha has 33% (788) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 20% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kukraha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 22.2% 11.2% 66.6%
Male 44.6% 33.9% 10.7% 55.4%
Female 20.1% 8.2% 11.9% 79.9%