Sehwar Village, with population of 1518 is Varanasi sub district's the 353rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sehwar village is 4 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 409 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Sehwar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1518 people, among them 778 (51%) are male and 740 (49%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sehwar village is 19%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 225 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sehwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,518 1,363 155 0 282
Male 778 698 80 0 142
Female 740 665 75 0 140

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -24.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2011. Female population growth rate of the village is -23.6% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -25.4%. General caste population has decreased by -26.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.2% and child population has decreased by -46% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sehwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -25 -27 6 0 -46
Male -25 -28 0 0 -46
Female -24 -26 14 0 -46

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 938. There are 986 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sehwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 16 113 0 9
2011 951 953 938 0 986
2001 928 937 825 0 977

Literacy

Total 766 people in the village are literate, among them 470 are male and 296 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sehwar is 62%. 74% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sehwar

Total Male Female
Change 17 12 23
2011 62 74 49
2001 45 62 26

Workers profile

Sehwar has 44% (669) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 35% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sehwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 22 22 56
Male 53 38 15 47
Female 35 5 30 65