Varanasi is a Cantonment Board city in district of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The Varanasi city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Varanasi Cantonment Board has population of 14,119 of which 7,742 are males while 6,377 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1434 which is 10.16 % of total population of Varanasi (CB). In Varanasi Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 824 against state average of 912. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Varanasi is around 827 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Varanasi city is 87.27 % higher than state average of 67.68 %. In Varanasi, Male literacy is around 92.27 % while female literacy rate is 81.20 %.
Varanasi Cantonment Board has total administration over 2,760 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Cantonment Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Varanasi Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.88 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.12 % of total population in Varanasi (CB).
Varanasi Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,242 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 3,783 were males while 459 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4242 working population, 93.92 % were engaged in Main Work while 6.08 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Varanasi 2019 Population
The next census for Varanasi Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.