Saraiya Village, with population of 543 is Varanasi sub district's the 188th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Saraiya village is 1 km2 and it is the 322nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 584 persons per km2.

The village comes under Jaldupur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 19 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 19 km away.


The village is home to 543 people, among them 263 (48%) are male and 280 (52%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saraiya village is 18%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 88 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 447. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.3% which is 11.4% higher than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 21.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1065 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1100, in schedule caste is 973. There are 1043 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 96 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 292 people in the village are literate, among them 161 are male and 131 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saraiya is 65%. 75% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Workers profile

Saraiya has 30% (165) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 14% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.