Sathawan Village, with population of 3317 is Varanasi sub district's the 114th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sathawan village is 1 km2 and it is the 213rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2513 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Sathawan village to Varanasi is 3 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sathawan village is 221007. The village comes under Sathwa panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 9 km away.


The village is home to 3317 people, among them 1758 (53%) are male and 1559 (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sathawan village is 16%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 553 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2738. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.1% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 22.1%. General caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.8% and child population has increased by 3.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 887 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 873 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 795 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2070 people in the village are literate, among them 1188 are male and 882 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sathawan is 74%. 81% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Sathawan has 30% (986) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 12% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.