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

Basti district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 2,464,464 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,255,272 are males while 1,209,192 are females. In 2011 there were total 382,212 families residing in Basti district. The Average Sex Ratio of Basti district is 963.

Basti district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.6% people lives in Urban areas while 94.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.5% while that in the rural areas is 66.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Basti district is 907 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Basti district is 390969 which is 16% of the total population. There are 202683 male children and 188286 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Basti is 929 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (963) of Basti district.

The total literacy rate of Basti district is 67.22%. The male literacy rate is 65.3% and the female literacy rate is 47.48% in Basti district.

Population
2,464,464
Literacy
67.22%
Sex Ratio
963

To facilitate the administration, Basti district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Basti Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 390,969 202,683 188,286
Literacy 67.22% 65.3% 47.48%
Scheduled Caste 513,959 262,534 251,425
Scheduled Tribe 3,620 1,876 1,744
Illiterate 1,070,681 435,553 635,128

Caste-wise Population - Basti district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 513,959 262,534 251,425
Schedule Tribe 3,620 1,876 1,744

Religion-wise Population - Basti district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,082,976 (84.52%) 1,068,077 1,014,899
Muslim 364,510 (14.79%) 178,512 185,998
Christian 3,493 (0.14%) 1,738 1,755
Sikh 900 (0.04%) 489 411
Buddhist 9,753 (0.4%) 4,975 4,778
Jain 107 (0%) 52 55
Other Religion 99 (0%) 52 47
No Religion Specified 2,626 (0.11%) 1,377 1,249

Literacy Rate - Basti district

The total literacy rate of Basti district was 67.22% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,393,783 literates, males were 819,719 while females were 574,064. Also the male literacy rate was 77.88% and the female literacy rate was 56.23% in Basti district.

  Basti district Uttar Pradesh
Female 56.23% 57.18%
Male 77.88% 77.28%
Total 67.22% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Basti district

The Sex Ratio of Basti district is 963 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Basti district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 929 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Basti district.


Population Density - Basti district

The total area of Basti district is 2,688 km2. Thus the density of Basti district is 917 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 26 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,662 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Basti district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Basti, 5.6% people lived in urban regions while 94.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 138,097 out of which 72,426 were males while remaining 65,671 were females. In rural areas of Basti, male population was 1,182,846 while female population was 1,143,521.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Basti was 907 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Basti was 904 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Basti were 16,283 which is 11.79% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Basti was 967 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Basti was 930 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Basti for urban regions was 82.47 percent in which males were 88.05% literate while female literacy stood at 76.33%. The total literate population of Basti was 1,393,783. Similarly in rural areas of Basti, the average literacy rate was 66.27 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.22% and 55.02% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Basti were 1,293,319.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.4% 5.6%
Total population 2,326,367 138,097
Male population 1,182,846 72,426
Female population 1,143,521 65,671
Sex ratio 967 907
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 930 904
Child population 374,686 16,283
Literates 1,293,319 100,464
Average literacy 66.27% 82.47%
Male literacy 77.22% 88.05%
Female literacy 55.02% 76.33%

Child Population - Basti district

According to Census 2011, there were 390,969 children between age 0 to 6 years in Basti district. Out of which 202,683 were male while 188,286 were female.


Working Population - Basti district

In Basti district out of total population, 783,688 were engaged in work activities. 56.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 783,688 workers engaged in Main Work, 218,487 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94,482 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 443,724 360,797 82,927
Cultivators 218,487 186,320 32,167
Agriculture Labourer 94,482 70,520 23,962
Household Industries 20,155 14,818 5,337
Other Workers 110,600 89,139 21,461
Marginal Workers 339,964 197,845 142,119
Non Working 1,680,776 696,630 984,146

Basti district Map


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