Amwa Village, with population of 1050 is Varanasi sub district's the 356th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Amwa village is 1 km2 and it is the 185th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 709 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Amwa village to Varanasi is 17 km. The village comes under Fukura panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1050 people, among them 548 (52%) are male and 502 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amwa village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 146 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,050 777 273 0 126
Male 548 405 143 0 68
Female 502 372 130 0 58

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 997. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.2% which is -11.1% lower than male population growth rate of 10.9%. General caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.4% and child population has decreased by -48.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 6 3 0 -48
Male 11 10 15 0 -35
Female -0 3 -7 0 -58

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 909. There are 853 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 102 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 471 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -102 -62 -220 0 -471
2011 916 919 909 0 853
2001 1,018 981 1,129 0 1,324

Literacy

Total 707 people in the village are literate, among them 407 are male and 300 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amwa is 77%. 85% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amwa

Total Male Female
Change 10 6 15
2011 77 85 68
2001 66 78 53

Workers profile

Amwa has 46% (480) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 43% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46 33 12 54
Male 48 35 13 52
Female 43 32 11 57