Varanasi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttar Pradesh) - Census 2011
Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh has a total population of 3,676,841 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,921,857 are males while 1,754,984 are females. In 2011 there were a total 560,162 families residing in Varanasi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Varanasi district is 913.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.4% people live in Urban areas while 56.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in rural areas is 73.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Varanasi district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 932.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Varanasi district is 497151 which is 14% of the total population. There are 263762 male children and 233389 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Varanasi is 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (913) of Varanasi district.
The total literacy rate of Varanasi district is 75.6%. The male literacy rate is 72.28% and the female literacy rate is 57.82% in Varanasi district.
To facilitate the administration, Varanasi district is further divided into 2 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Varanasi Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Varanasi district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||497,151||263,762||233,389|
Caste-wise Population - Varanasi district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh.
Religion-wise Population - Varanasi district
|No Religion Specified||7,826||(0.21%)||4,173||3,653|
Literacy Rate - Varanasi district
The total literacy rate of Varanasi district was 75.6% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,403,903 literates, males were 1,389,116 while females were 1,014,787. Also the male literacy rate was 83.78% and the female literacy rate was 66.69% in Varanasi district.
|Varanasi district||Uttar Pradesh|
Sex Ratio - Varanasi district
The Sex Ratio of Varanasi district is 913 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 913 females in Varanasi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 913 ) of Varanasi district.
Population Density - Varanasi district
The total area of Varanasi district is 1,535 km2. Thus the density of Varanasi district is 2,395 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 164 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,371 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Varanasi district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Varanasi, 43.44% people lived in urban regions while 56.56% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,597,051 out of which 845,331 were males while the remaining 751,720 were females. In rural areas of Varanasi, male population was 1,076,526 while the female population was 1,003,264.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Varanasi was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Varanasi was 881 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Varanasi were 190,725 which is 11.94% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Varanasi was 932 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Varanasi was 888 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Varanasi for urban regions was 78.41 percent in which males were 83.3% literate while female literacy stood at 72.92%. The total literate population of Varanasi was 2,403,903. Similarly in rural areas of Varanasi, the average literacy rate was 73.38 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.17% and 61.89% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Varanasi were 1,301,232.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||888||881|
Child Population - Varanasi district
According to Census 2011, there were 497,151 children between age 0 to 6 years in Varanasi district. Out of which 263,762 were male while 233,389 were female.
Working Population - Varanasi district
In Varanasi district out of total population, 1,220,708 were engaged in work activities. 75.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,220,708 workers engaged in Main Work, 151,854 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 98,334 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Varanasi
Below are the list of Districts near Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh.
|Chandauli district population||1,952,756|
|Sant Ravidas Nagar district population||1,578,213|
|Ghazipur district population||3,620,268|
|Mirzapur district population||2,496,970|
|Jaunpur district population||4,494,204|
|Sonbhadra district population||1,862,559|
|Ballia district population||3,239,774|
|Etah district population||1,774,480|
|Mau district population||2,205,968|
|Kanshiram Nagar district population||1,436,719|