Gobrha Village, with population of 3473 is Varanasi sub district's the 104th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gobrha village is 4 km2 and it is the 35th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 949 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Gobrha village to Varanasi is 19 km. The village comes under Gowraha panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 19 km away.


The village is home to 3473 people, among them 1873 (54%) are male and 1600 (46%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gobrha village is 18%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 429 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2620. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.6% which is -17.7% lower than male population growth rate of 41.3%. General caste population has increased by 36.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.6% and child population has increased by 6.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 854 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 820 and in schedule tribe is 1152. There are 827 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 122 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 184 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1956 people in the village are literate, among them 1207 are male and 749 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gobrha is 68%. 78% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Gobrha has 27% (949) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 10% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.