Varanasi District Population, Uttar Pradesh - Census India 2011

Varanasi is one of district of Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 2 Tehsils, 1,295 villages and 39 towns in Varanasi district.

As per the Census India 2011, Varanasi district has 5,60,162 households, population of 36,76,841 of which 19,21,857 are males and 17,54,984 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 4,97,151 which is 13.52% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Varanasi district is around 913 compared to 912 which is average of Uttar Pradesh state. The literacy rate of Varanasi district is 65.38% out of which 72.28% males are literate and 57.82% females are literate. The total area of Varanasi is 1,535 sq.km with population density of 2,395 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 56.56% of population lives in Urban area and 43.44% lives in Rural area. There are 13.24% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.78% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Varanasi district.

Varanasi Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total36,76,841100%
Hindu31,07,68184.52%
Muslim5,46,98714.88%
Religion not stated7,8260.21%
Christian7,6960.21%
Sikh3,3090.09%
Jain1,8980.05%
Buddhist1,1460.03%
Other religions and persuasions2980.01%

Varanasi Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)163.781,371.22
Number of households2,53,1843,06,978
Total Population15,97,05120,79,790
Population (%)52.93%48.24%
Male Population8,45,33110,76,526
Female Population7,51,72010,03,264
Sex Ratio889932
Literacy (%)69.04%62.57%

List of Tehsils in Varanasi

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Varanasi30,49,543840.383629901
Pindra6,27,298694.62903972

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Varanasi Population Facts

Number of Households5,60,162
Population36,76,841
Male Population19,21,857 (52.27%)
Female Population17,54,984 (47.73%)
Children Population4,97,151
Area1,535 km2
Population density/km22,395
Sex-ratio913
Literacy65.38%
Male Literacy72.28%
Female Literacy57.82%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.78%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %13.24%

Map of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh