Varanasi City Census 2011 data


Varanasi city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Varanasi Metropolitan Region. The Varanasi city is located in Uttar Pradesh state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Varanasi in 2011 is 1,198,491; of which male and female are 635,140 and 563,351 respectively. Although Varanasi city has population of 1,198,491; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,423,711 of which 754,310 are males and 669,401 are females.

Varanasi Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Varanasi city are 842,497 of which 469,653 are males while 372,844 are females. Average literacy rate of Varanasi city is 79.27 percent of which male and female literacy was 83.46 and 74.55 percent.

Varanasi Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Varanasi city is 887 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 873 per 1000 boys.

Varanasi Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Varanasi city are 135,677 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 72,442 boys while 63,235 are girls. The child forms 11.32 % of total population of Varanasi City.

Varanasi Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Varanasi city numbers 46,732 in which population of 302,025 resides. This is around 25.20% of total population of Varanasi city.

Varanasi Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Varanasi city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Varanasi Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Varanasi City Population 2011

Description
City Varanasi
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Varanasi Metropolitan
State Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi City Total Male Female
City Population 1,198,491 635,140 563,351
Literates 842,497 469,653 372,844
Children (0-6) 135,677 72,442 63,235
Average Literacy (%) 79.27 % 83.46 % 74.55 %
Sexratio 887
Child Sexratio 873

Varanasi Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Varanasi city with 70.11 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Varanasi with approximately 28.82 % following it. In Varanasi city, Christinity is followed by 0.34 %, Jainism by 0.12 %, Sikhism by 0.22 % and Buddhism by 0.22 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.33 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 840,280 70.11 %
Muslims 345,461 28.82 %
Christian 4,034 0.34 %
Sikh 2,610 0.22 %
Buddhist 461 0.04 %
Jain 1,417 0.12 %
Others 233 0.02 %
Not Stated 3,995 0.33 %

Varanasi Metropolitan Region

Varanasi city comes under Varanasi Metropolitan area.
Varanasi Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,423,711 754,310 669,401
Literates 1,001,236 560,141 441,095
Children (0-6) 164,181 87,575 76,606
Average Literacy (%) 79.49 % 84.01 % 74.41 %
Sexratio 887
Child Sexratio 875
Varanasi Metropolitan Areas
Asapur, Bhagawanpur, Chandpur, Chhitpur, Kakarmatta, Kotwa, Lahartara, Lerhupur, Maheshpur, Maruadih, Maruadih Railway Settlement (ITS), Phulwaria, Ramnagar, Salarpur, Sarai Mohana, Shivdaspur, Sir Gobardhan, Susuwahi, Varanasi, and Varanasi
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Andhra Pradesh 5
4 Gujarat 5
5 Tamil Nadu 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population