Varanasi City Population

Description
City Varanasi
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Varanasi Metropolitan
State Uttar Pradesh

Description
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2022
Total
Male
Female
City Population
1,198,491
635,140
563,351
1,388,572
Literates
842,497
469,653
372,844
976,117
Children (0-6)
135,677
72,442
63,235
157,195
Average Literacy (%)
79.27
83.46
74.55
Sex Ratio
887
Child Sex Ratio
873

Varanasi Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2022
Hindu
840,280
70.13%
973,548
Muslims
345,461
28.83%
400,251
Christian
4,034
0.34%
4,674
Sikh
2,610
0.22%
3,024
Buddhist
461
0.04%
534
Jain
1,417
0.12%
1,642
Not Stated
3,995
0.33%
4,629

Varanasi Metropolitan
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2022
Total
Male
Female
Population
1,423,711
754,310
669,401
1,649,512
Literates
1,001,236
560,141
441,095
1,160,032
Children (0-6)
164,181
87,575
76,606
190,220
Average Literacy (%)
79.49%
84.01%
74.41%
Sex Ratio
887
Child Sex Ratio
875

Varanasi Metropolitan Areas

Asapur, Bhagawanpur, Chandpur, Chhitpur, Kakarmatta, Kotwa, Lahartara, Lerhupur, Maheshpur, Maruadih, Maruadih Railway Settlement (ITS), Phulwaria, Ramnagar, Salarpur, Sarai Mohana, Shivdaspur, Sir Gobardhan, Susuwahi, Varanasi, and Varanasi