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Purashiv Population - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Purashiv is a medium size village located in Varanasi Tehsil of Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh with total 46 families residing. The Purashiv village has population of 340 of which 177 are males while 163 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purashiv village population of children with age 0-6 is 25 which makes up 7.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purashiv village is 921 which is higher than Uttar Pradesh state average of 912. Child Sex Ratio for the Purashiv as per census is 471, lower than Uttar Pradesh average of 902.

Purashiv village has higher literacy rate compared to Uttar Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Purashiv village was 78.73 % compared to 67.68 % of Uttar Pradesh. In Purashiv Male literacy stands at 90.00 % while female literacy rate was 67.10 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purashiv 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 Purashiv village.

Purashiv Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 46 - -
Population 340 177 163
Child (0-6) 25 17 8
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 78.73 % 90.00 % 67.10 %
Total Workers 91 85 6
Main Worker 64 - -
Marginal Worker 27 24 3

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Purashiv village of Varanasi district.

Work Profile

In Purashiv village out of total population, 91 were engaged in work activities. 70.33 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.67 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 91 workers engaged in Main Work, 22 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourer.