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

Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 3,620,268 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,855,075 are males while 1,765,193 are females. In 2011 there were total 546,664 families residing in Ghazipur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ghazipur district is 952.

Ghazipur district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.6% people lives in Urban areas while 92.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.3% while that in the rural areas is 71.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ghazipur district is 913 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghazipur district is 558559 which is 15% of the total population. There are 292774 male children and 265785 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghazipur is 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (952) of Ghazipur district.

The total literacy rate of Ghazipur district is 71.78%. The male literacy rate is 69.73% and the female literacy rate is 51.21% in Ghazipur district.

Population
3,620,268
Literacy
71.78%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Ghazipur district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ghazipur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 558,559 292,774 265,785
Literacy 71.78% 69.73% 51.21%
Scheduled Caste 726,641 375,015 351,626
Scheduled Tribe 28,712 14,664 14,048
Illiterate 1,422,719 561,522 861,197

Caste-wise Population - Ghazipur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 726,641 375,015 351,626
Schedule Tribe 28,712 14,664 14,048

Religion-wise Population - Ghazipur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,233,790 (89.32%) 1,656,715 1,577,075
Muslim 368,153 (10.17%) 188,840 179,313
Christian 4,181 (0.12%) 2,112 2,069
Sikh 810 (0.02%) 427 383
Buddhist 3,145 (0.09%) 1,607 1,538
Jain 213 (0.01%) 109 104
Other Religion 184 (0.01%) 89 95
No Religion Specified 9,792 (0.27%) 5,176 4,616

Literacy Rate - Ghazipur district

The total literacy rate of Ghazipur district was 71.78% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,197,549 literates, males were 1,293,553 while females were 903,996. Also the male literacy rate was 82.8% and the female literacy rate was 60.29% in Ghazipur district.

  Ghazipur district Uttar Pradesh
Female 60.29% 57.18%
Male 82.8% 77.28%
Total 71.78% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Ghazipur district

The Sex Ratio of Ghazipur district is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Ghazipur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Ghazipur district.


Population Density - Ghazipur district

The total area of Ghazipur district is 3,377 km2. Thus the density of Ghazipur district is 1,072 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 64 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,313 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ghazipur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ghazipur, 7.58% people lived in urban regions while 92.42% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 274,360 out of which 143,424 were males while remaining 130,936 were females. In rural areas of Ghazipur, male population was 1,711,651 while female population was 1,634,257.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ghazipur was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ghazipur was 898 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ghazipur were 38,092 which is 13.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ghazipur was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ghazipur was 909 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ghazipur for urban regions was 80.34 percent in which males were 86.81% literate while female literacy stood at 73.27%. The total literate population of Ghazipur was 2,197,549. Similarly in rural areas of Ghazipur, the average literacy rate was 71.06 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.45% and 59.23% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ghazipur were 2,007,741.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.42% 7.58%
Total population 3,345,908 274,360
Male population 1,711,651 143,424
Female population 1,634,257 130,936
Sex ratio 955 913
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 909 898
Child population 520,467 38,092
Literates 2,007,741 189,808
Average literacy 71.06% 80.34%
Male literacy 82.45% 86.81%
Female literacy 59.23% 73.27%

Child Population - Ghazipur district

According to Census 2011, there were 558,559 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ghazipur district. Out of which 292,774 were male while 265,785 were female.


Working Population - Ghazipur district

In Ghazipur district out of total population, 1,204,602 were engaged in work activities. 63.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,204,602 workers engaged in Main Work, 274,535 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 219,929 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 766,881 581,125 185,756
Cultivators 274,535 218,661 55,874
Agriculture Labourer 219,929 149,161 70,768
Household Industries 38,249 23,498 14,751
Other Workers 234,168 189,805 44,363
Marginal Workers 437,721 227,575 210,146
Non Working 2,415,666 1,046,375 1,369,291

Ghazipur district Map


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