Chiraigaon Village, with population of 4806 is Varanasi sub district's the 55th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chiraigaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 404th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6584 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Chiraigaon which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Chiraigaon village to Varanasi is 16 km. Nearest post office is located within 10 kms from the village The village comes under Chiraigoan 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 16 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4806 people, among them 2441 (51%) are male and 2365 (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chiraigaon village is 14%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 747 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chiraigaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,806 3,604 1,170 32 654
Male 2,441 1,854 572 15 302
Female 2,365 1,750 598 17 352

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3963. Female population growth rate of the village is 25% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.4% and child population has decreased by -14.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chiraigaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21 21 20 0 -14
Male 18 19 13 0 -20
Female 25 23 29 0 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 1045 and in schedule tribe is 1133. There are 1166 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 55 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 153 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chiraigaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 55 30 132 1,133 153
2011 969 944 1,045 1,133 1,166
2001 914 914 913 0 1,013

Literacy

Total 3236 people in the village are literate, among them 1843 are male and 1393 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chiraigaon is 78%. 86% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chiraigaon

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 12
2011 78 86 69
2001 70 82 57

Workers profile

Chiraigaon has 31% (1491) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 11% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chiraigaon

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 25 6 69
Male 51 42 9 49
Female 11 7 3 89