Gahani Population - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Gahani is a medium size village located in Varanasi Tehsil of Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh with total 319 families residing. The Gahani village has population of 1927 of which 1019 are males while 908 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahani village population of children with age 0-6 is 311 which makes up 16.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahani village is 891 which is lower than Uttar Pradesh state average of 912. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahani as per census is 851, lower than Uttar Pradesh average of 902.

Gahani village has lower literacy rate compared to Uttar Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahani village was 65.16 % compared to 67.68 % of Uttar Pradesh. In Gahani Male literacy stands at 76.97 % while female literacy rate was 52.03 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gahani village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Gahani village.

Gahani Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 319 - -
Population 1,927 1,019 908
Child (0-6) 311 168 143
Schedule Caste 643 344 299
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 65.16 % 76.97 % 52.03 %
Total Workers 515 459 56
Main Worker 432 - -
Marginal Worker 83 69 14

Caste Factor

Gahani village of Varanasi has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.37 % of total population in Gahani village. The village Gahani currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gahani village out of total population, 515 were engaged in work activities. 83.88 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.12 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 515 workers engaged in Main Work, 83 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149