Varanasi Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi Tehsil of Varanasi district has a total population of 3,049,543 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,603,805 are males while 1,445,738 are females. In 2011 there were a total 467,569 families residing in Varanasi Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Varanasi Tehsil is 901.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52% people live in Urban areas while 48% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in rural areas is 73.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Varanasi Tehsil is 889 while that of Rural areas is 915.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Varanasi Tehsil is 406390 which is 13% of the total population. There are 215980 male children and 190410 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Varanasi Tehsil is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 901 ) of Varanasi Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Varanasi Tehsil is 75.96%. The male literacy rate is 72.17% and the female literacy rate is 58.82% in Varanasi Tehsil.

Population
3,049,543
Literacy
75.96%
Sex Ratio
901

To facilitate the administration, Varanasi Tehsil is further divided into 38 towns and 864 villages.

Varanasi Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Varanasi Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 406,390 215,980 190,410
Literacy 75.96% 72.17% 58.82%
Scheduled Caste 369,361 196,172 173,189
Scheduled Tribe 24,012 12,685 11,327
Illiterate 1,041,797 446,404 595,393

Caste-wise Population - Varanasi Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Varanasi Tehsil of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 369,361 196,172 173,189
Schedule Tribe 24,012 12,685 11,327

Religion-wise Population - Varanasi Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,523,784 (82.76%) 1,328,933 1,194,851
Muslim 505,265 (16.57%) 264,188 241,077
Christian 7,070 (0.23%) 3,611 3,459
Sikh 3,200 (0.1%) 1,668 1,532
Buddhist 907 (0.03%) 510 397
Jain 1,863 (0.06%) 932 931
Other Religion 278 (0.01%) 138 140
No Religion Specified 7,176 (0.24%) 3,825 3,351

Literacy Rate - Varanasi Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Varanasi Tehsil in 2011 were 75.96% in which, male and female literacy were 83.4% and 67.74% respectively. Total literate in Varanasi Tehsil were 2,007,746 of which male and female were 1,157,401 and 850,345 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Varanasi Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Varanasi Tehsil is 901 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 901 females in Varanasi Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 901 ) of Varanasi Tehsil.


Child Population - Varanasi Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 406,390 children between age 0 to 6 years in Varanasi Tehsil. Out of which 406,390 were male while 406,390 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Varanasi Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are a total 251,538 families under Varanasi Tehsil living in urban areas while 251,538 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52% of total population of Varanasi Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 48% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 189,019 while that in rural regions is 217,371.

Total Urban Rural
Population 3,049,543 1,585,668 1,463,875
Children (0 - 6 years) 406,390 189,019 217,371
Schedule Caste 369,361 126,018 243,343
Schedule Tribe 24,012 9,382 14,630
Literacy 75.96% 78.43% 73.2%
Sex Ratio 901 889 915

Working Population - Varanasi Tehsil

In Varanasi Tehsil out of total population, 1,001,113 were engaged in work activities. 78.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,001,113 workers engaged in Main Work, 102,772 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 70,149 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 783,991 646,611 137,380
Cultivators 102,772 80,382 22,390
Agriculture Labourer 70,149 48,210 21,939
Household Industries 122,889 96,394 26,495
Other Workers 488,181 421,625 66,556
Marginal Workers 217,122 129,593 87,529
Non Working 2,048,430 827,601 1,220,829

Nearby Tehsils from Varanasi Tehsil

Below is the list of Tehsils near Varanasi Tehsil in Varanasi district.

Tehsil Population
Pindra Tehsil population 627,298

Varanasi Tehsil Map


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