Varanasi Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Varanasi is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City. Varanasi city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Varanasi Urban Region.

The total population of Varanasi UA/Metropolitan region is 1,423,711. The male population of which is 754,310 while female population is 669,401.

Varanasi Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Varanasi Agglomeration is 79.49% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Varanasi stood at 84.01 % and 74.41 % respectively. Total literates in Varanasi UA were 1,001,236 of which males were 560,141 and remaining 441,095 were females.

Varanasi Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Varanasi UA is around 11.53 % of total Varanasi UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Varanasi Urban region were 164,181 of which male were 87,575 while remaining 76,606 childs were female.

Varanasi Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Varanasi UA was found lower with figure of 887 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 875 per 1000 boys in Varanasi Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Varanasi Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Varanasi
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Million Plus UA/City
State Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi UA 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 Region - Cities & Towns

Varanasi UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Varanasi (Municipal Corporation) 1,198,491 635,140 563,351

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Asapur Census Town 6,153
Bhagawanpur Census Town 7,269
Chandpur Census Town 6,427
Chhitpur Census Town 12,156
Kakarmatta Census Town 7,377
Kotwa Census Town 5,825
Lahartara Census Town 5,124
Lerhupur Census Town 6,934
Maheshpur Census Town 5,553
Maruadih Census Town 11,228
Maruadih Railway Settlement (ITS) Industrial Township 14,298
Phulwaria Census Town 20,466
Ramnagar Nagar Palika Parishad 49,132
Salarpur Census Town 10,126
Sarai Mohana Census Town 4,824
Shivdaspur Census Town 16,405
Sir Gobardhan Census Town 11,350
Susuwahi Census Town 10,454
Varanasi Cantonment Board 14,119
# Urban Region Child %
1 Malappuram 14.07 %
2 Aurangabad 13.50 %
3 Ghaziabad 13.45 %
4 Raipur 13.15 %
5 Meerut 12.99 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
# Urban Region Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1030
3 Coimbatore 994
4 Chennai 985
5 Nagpur 960
* Min 20 Lakh Population