Araji Newada Village, with population of 448 is Varanasi sub district's the 156th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Araji Newada village is 0 km2 and it is the 124th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1948 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Araji Newada village to Varanasi is 10 km. The village comes under Gaurakala panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 10 km away.


The village is home to 448 people, among them 233 (52%) are male and 215 (48%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste, 94% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Araji Newada village is 19%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 88 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 375. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.8% which is -11.5% lower than male population growth rate of 25.3%. General caste population has increased by 271.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.7% and child population has increased by 2.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 625, in schedule caste is 945. There are 1128 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 93 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 215 people in the village are literate, among them 127 are male and 88 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Araji Newada is 59%. 65% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 35%. Male literacy has gone up by 33% and female literacy rate has gone up by 35%.

Workers profile

Araji Newada has 33% (150) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 20% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.