Paterwa Village, with population of 2735 is Varanasi sub district's the 165th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Paterwa village is 1 km2 and it is the 403rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3747 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Paterwa panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 10 km away.


The village is home to 2735 people, among them 1454 (53%) are male and 1281 (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paterwa village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 426 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2109. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.5% which is -6.2% lower than male population growth rate of 32.7%. General caste population has increased by 25.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.3% and child population has decreased by -13.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 850, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 911. There are 858 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1738 people in the village are literate, among them 1027 are male and 711 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paterwa is 74%. 83% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 25%.

Workers profile

Paterwa has 27% (751) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 4% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.