Gangapur Village, with population of 659 is Varanasi sub district's the 231st least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gangapur village is 0 km2 and it is the 99th 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 Gangapur village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Gangapur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 659 people, among them 303 (46%) are male and 356 (54%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangapur village is 22%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 112 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 596. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.3% which is 19.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has increased by 10.1% and child population has increased by 26.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1175 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1177, and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1071 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 188 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 99 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 325 people in the village are literate, among them 186 are male and 139 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangapur is 63%. 80% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 27%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 37%.

Workers profile

Gangapur has 23% (153) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 11% female population are working population. 2% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 36% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.