Foolpur Village, with population of 1861 is Varanasi sub district's the 288th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Foolpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 325th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2023 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Foolpur village to Varanasi is 16 km. Pin code of Foolpur village is 221104. The village comes under Foolpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 16 km away.


The village is home to 1861 people, among them 959 (52%) are male and 902 (48%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 51% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Foolpur village is 18%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 318 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1758. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.4% which is 8.5% higher than male population growth rate of 1.9%. General caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.9% and child population has decreased by -14.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 935. There are 1113 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1105 people in the village are literate, among them 676 are male and 429 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Foolpur is 72%. 85% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Foolpur has 46% (860) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 37% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.