Raghunathpur Village, with population of 2495 is Varanasi sub district's the 188th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Raghunathpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 311st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 4798 persons per km2.

The village comes under Raghunathpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 6 km away.


The village is home to 2495 people, among them 1328 (53%) are male and 1167 (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raghunathpur village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 388 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 84.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1352. Female population growth rate of the village is 96.5% which is 21.3% higher than male population growth rate of 75.2%. General caste population has increased by 78.8% and child population has increased by 51.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 857. There are 913 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 95 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1524 people in the village are literate, among them 911 are male and 613 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raghunathpur is 72%. 80% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 32%.

Workers profile

Raghunathpur has 34% (848) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 16% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.