Barai Village, with population of 4798 is Varanasi sub district's the 56th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Barai village is 3 km2 and it is the 60th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1672 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Barai village to Varanasi is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Barai village is 221007. The village comes under Barai panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 12 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4798 people, among them 2528 (53%) are male and 2270 (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barai village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 690 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,798 3,966 765 67 695
Male 2,528 2,096 394 38 370
Female 2,270 1,870 371 29 325

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3778. Female population growth rate of the village is 27% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 27%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.9% and child population has increased by 4.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27 23 36 0 5
Male 27 24 34 0 8
Female 27 23 38 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 763. There are 878 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -4 27 763 -64
2011 898 892 942 763 878
2001 898 896 915 0 942

Literacy

Total 2935 people in the village are literate, among them 1764 are male and 1171 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barai is 72%. 82% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barai

Total Male Female
Change 15 13 17
2011 72 82 60
2001 57 69 43

Workers profile

Barai has 37% (1791) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 24% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 23 15 63
Male 50 32 18 50
Female 24 12 11 77