Azamgarh District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttar Pradesh) - Census 2011

Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 4,613,913 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,285,004 are males while 2,328,909 are females. In 2011 there were total 665,232 families residing in Azamgarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Azamgarh district is 1,019.

Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.5% people lives in Urban areas while 91.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.3% while that in the rural areas is 70.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Azamgarh district is 945 while that of Rural areas is 1,026.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Azamgarh district is 706085 which is 15% of the total population. There are 367885 male children and 338200 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Azamgarh is 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,019) of Azamgarh district.

The total literacy rate of Azamgarh district is 70.93%. The male literacy rate is 68.25% and the female literacy rate is 52.06% in Azamgarh district.

Population
4,613,913
Literacy
70.93%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Azamgarh district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Azamgarh Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Azamgarh district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 706,085 367,885 338,200
Literacy 70.93% 68.25% 52.06%
Scheduled Caste 1,171,378 579,586 591,792
Scheduled Tribe 9,327 4,690 4,637
Illiterate 1,841,996 725,590 1,116,406

Caste-wise Population - Azamgarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,171,378 579,586 591,792
Schedule Tribe 9,327 4,690 4,637

Religion-wise Population - Azamgarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,878,626 (84.06%) 1,921,175 1,957,451
Muslim 718,692 (15.58%) 355,364 363,328
Christian 3,810 (0.08%) 1,912 1,898
Sikh 719 (0.02%) 385 334
Buddhist 5,652 (0.12%) 2,839 2,813
Jain 183 (0%) 99 84
Other Religion 226 (0%) 98 128
No Religion Specified 6,005 (0.13%) 3,132 2,873

Literacy Rate - Azamgarh district

The total literacy rate of Azamgarh district was 70.93% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,771,917 literates, males were 1,559,414 while females were 1,212,503. Also the male literacy rate was 81.34% and the female literacy rate was 60.91% in Azamgarh district.

  Azamgarh district Uttar Pradesh
Female 60.91% 57.18%
Male 81.34% 77.28%
Total 70.93% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Azamgarh district

The Sex Ratio of Azamgarh district is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Azamgarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Azamgarh district.


Population Density - Azamgarh district

The total area of Azamgarh district is 4,054 km2. Thus the density of Azamgarh district is 1,138 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 87 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,967 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Azamgarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Azamgarh, 8.53% people lived in urban regions while 91.47% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 393,401 out of which 202,297 were males while remaining 191,104 were females. In rural areas of Azamgarh, male population was 2,082,707 while female population was 2,137,805.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Azamgarh was 945 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Azamgarh was 920 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Azamgarh were 56,112 which is 14.26% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Azamgarh was 1,026 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Azamgarh was 919 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Azamgarh for urban regions was 77.31 percent in which males were 82.6% literate while female literacy stood at 71.74%. The total literate population of Azamgarh was 2,771,917. Similarly in rural areas of Azamgarh, the average literacy rate was 70.33 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.22% and 59.93% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Azamgarh were 2,511,143.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.47% 8.53%
Total population 4,220,512 393,401
Male population 2,082,707 202,297
Female population 2,137,805 191,104
Sex ratio 1,026 945
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 919 920
Child population 649,973 56,112
Literates 2,511,143 260,774
Average literacy 70.33% 77.31%
Male literacy 81.22% 82.6%
Female literacy 59.93% 71.74%

Child Population - Azamgarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 706,085 children between age 0 to 6 years in Azamgarh district. Out of which 367,885 were male while 338,200 were female.


Working Population - Azamgarh district

In Azamgarh district out of total population, 1,372,032 were engaged in work activities. 57.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,372,032 workers engaged in Main Work, 311,060 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 153,665 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 784,272 611,015 173,257
Cultivators 311,060 255,685 55,375
Agriculture Labourer 153,665 106,765 46,900
Household Industries 71,164 47,549 23,615
Other Workers 248,383 201,016 47,367
Marginal Workers 587,760 330,875 256,885
Non Working 3,241,881 1,343,114 1,898,767

Azamgarh district Map


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