Tofapur Village, with population of 2032 is Varanasi sub district's the 257th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tofapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 237th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1737 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Tofapur village to Varanasi is 15 km. The village comes under Tohfapur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 15 km away.


The village is home to 2032 people, among them 1063 (52%) are male and 969 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tofapur village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 289 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2736. Female population growth rate of the village is -24.7% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of -26.6%. General caste population has decreased by -21.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -66.5% and child population has decreased by -54.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 758 and in schedule tribe is 680. There are 818 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1357 people in the village are literate, among them 806 are male and 551 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tofapur is 78%. 89% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Workers profile

Tofapur has 37% (757) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 25% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.