Varanasi Ward No 71, with population of about 15 thousand is Varanasi city's the 27th most populous ward, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 8215 (53%) are male and 7153 (47%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varanasi Ward No 71 is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2150 households in the ward and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Varanasi Ward No 71

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,368 14,999 357 12 2,045
Male 8,215 8,003 206 6 1,077
Female 7,153 6,996 151 6 968

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 17.5% which is 11.5% higher than male population growth rate of 6%. General caste population has increased by 17.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -66.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 140% and child population has increased by 24.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi Ward No 71

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 17 -67 140 24
Male 6 11 -62 200 25
Female 18 26 -71 100 24

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 871 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 733 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 899 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 85 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi Ward No 71

Total General SC ST Child
Change 85 103 -245 -500 -12
2011 871 874 733 1,000 899
2001 786 771 978 1,500 911

Literacy

Total 8376 people in the ward are literate, among them 4792 are male and 3584 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varanasi WARD NO.-0071 is 63%. 67% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -19%. Male literacy has gone down by -24% and female literacy rate has gone down by -13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi Ward No 71

Total Male Female
Change -19 -24 -13
2011 63 67 58
2001 82 91 71

Workers profile

Varanasi WARD NO.-0071 has 42% (6388) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 24% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Varanasi Ward No 71

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 31 11 58
Male 57 46 11 43
Female 24 14 10 76