Varanasi (Varansi) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Varanasi (Varansi), a district of Uttar Pradesh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Uttar Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Varanasi District of Uttar Pradesh.

In 2011, Varanasi had population of 3,676,841 of which male and female were 1,921,857 and 1,754,984 respectively. In 2001 census, Varanasi had a population of 3,138,671 of which males were 1,649,187 and remaining 1,489,484 were females. Varanasi District population constituted 1.84 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Varanasi District was at 1.89 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 17.15 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Varanasi District recorded increase of 25.14 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Varanasi Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,676,841 3,138,671
Male 1,921,857 1,649,187
Female 1,754,984 1,489,484
Population Growth 17.15% 25.14%
Area Sq. Km 1,535 1,535
Density/km2 2,395 2,045
Proportion to Uttar Pradesh Population 1.84% 1.89%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 913 903
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 885 919
Average Literacy 75.60 66.12
Male Literacy 83.78 77.87
Female Literacy 66.69 53.05
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 497,151 575,882
Male Population (0-6 Age) 263,762 300,040
Female Population (0-6 Age) 233,389 275,842
Literates 2,403,903 1,694,405
Male Literates 1,389,116 1,050,613
Female Literates 1,014,787 643,792
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.52% 18.35%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.72% 18.19%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.30% 18.52%

Varanasi District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Varanasi district for 2011 is 2,395 people per sq. km. In 2001, Varanasi district density was at 2,045 people per sq. km. Varanasi district administers 1,535 square kilometers of areas.

Varanasi Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Varanasi in 2011 were 75.60 compared to 66.12 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.78 and 66.69 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 77.87 and 53.05 in Varanasi District. Total literate in Varanasi District were 2,403,903 of which male and female were 1,389,116 and 1,014,787 respectively. In 2001, Varanasi District had 1,694,405 in its district.

Varanasi Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Varanasi, it stood at 913 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 903. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 885 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 919 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Varanasi Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Varanasi. There were total 497,151 children under age of 0-6 against 575,882 of 2001 census. Of total 497,151 male and female were 263,762 and 233,389 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 885 compared to 919 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.52 percent of Varanasi District compared to 18.35 percent of 2001. There was net change of -4.83 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Varanasi Houseless Census

In 2011, total 1,513 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 5,689. This approx 0.15% of total population of Varanasi district.

Varanasi Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 3,107,681 84.52 %
Muslims 546,987 14.88 %
Christian 7,696 0.21 %
Sikh 3,309 0.09 %
Buddhist 1,146 0.03 %
Jain 1,898 0.05 %
Others 298 0.01 %
Not Stated 7,826 0.21 %

Varanasi Population 2015

What is the population of Varanasi in 2015? The fact is, last census for Varanasi district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Varanasi district situated in Uttar Pradesh. As per 2011, Varanasi population is 3,676,841

Varanasi District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Varanasi population for 2011 census, 43.44 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,597,051 people lives in urban areas of which males are 845,331 and females are 751,720. Sex Ratio in urban region of Varanasi district is 889 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Varanasi district was 881 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 190,725 of which males and females were 101,422 and 89,303. This child population figure of Varanasi district is 12.00 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Varanasi district as per census 2011 is 78.41 % of which males and females are 83.30 % and 72.92 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,102,671 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 619,660 and 483,011 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 56.56 % population of Varanasi districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Varanasi district population living in rural areas is 2,079,790 of which males and females are 1,076,526 and 1,003,264 respectively. In rural areas of Varanasi district, sex ratio is 932 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Varanasi district is considered, figure is 888 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 306,426 in rural areas of which males were 162,340 and females were 144,086. The child population comprises 15.08 % of total rural population of Varanasi district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Varanasi district is 73.38 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 84.17 and 61.89 percent respectively. In total, 1,301,232 people were literate of which males and females were 769,456 and 531,776 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 56.56 % 43.44 %
Total Population 2,079,790 1,597,051
Male Population 1,076,526 845,331
Female Population 1,003,264 751,720
Sex Ratio 932 889
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 888 881
Child Population (0-6) 306,426 190,725
Male Child(0-6) 162,340 101,422
Female Child(0-6) 144,086 89,303
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.73 % 11.94 %
Male Child Percentage 15.08 % 12.00 %
Female Child Percentage 14.36 % 11.88 %
Literates 1,301,232 1,102,671
Male Literates 769,456 619,660
Female Literates 531,776 483,011
Average Literacy 73.38 % 78.41 %
Male Literacy 84.17 % 83.30 %
Female Literacy 61.89 % 72.92 %

City/Metros in Varanasi District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Varanasi (Urban Agglomeration) 1,423,711 754,310 669,401
Cities inside Varanasi District Population Male Female
Varanasi (Municipal Corporation) 1,198,491 635,140 563,351

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