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

Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 4,440,895 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,277,777 are males while 2,163,118 are females. In 2011 there were total 692,960 families residing in Gorakhpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gorakhpur district is 950.

Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.8% people lives in Urban areas while 81.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.4% while that in the rural areas is 68%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gorakhpur district is 904 while that of Rural areas is 960.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gorakhpur district is 628442 which is 14% of the total population. There are 329252 male children and 299190 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gorakhpur is 909 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Gorakhpur district.

The total literacy rate of Gorakhpur district is 70.83%. The male literacy rate is 69.98% and the female literacy rate is 51.15% in Gorakhpur district.

Population
4,440,895
Literacy
70.83%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Gorakhpur 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.

Gorakhpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 628,442 329,252 299,190
Literacy 70.83% 69.98% 51.15%
Scheduled Caste 936,061 481,123 454,938
Scheduled Tribe 18,172 9,261 8,911
Illiterate 1,740,567 683,887 1,056,680

Caste-wise Population - Gorakhpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 936,061 481,123 454,938
Schedule Tribe 18,172 9,261 8,911

Religion-wise Population - Gorakhpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,009,037 (90.28%) 2,058,383 1,950,654
Muslim 403,847 (9.09%) 205,257 198,590
Christian 9,662 (0.22%) 4,860 4,802
Sikh 2,123 (0.05%) 1,068 1,055
Buddhist 2,848 (0.06%) 1,453 1,395
Jain 460 (0.01%) 238 222
Other Religion 207 (0%) 101 106
No Religion Specified 12,711 (0.29%) 6,417 6,294

Literacy Rate - Gorakhpur district

The total literacy rate of Gorakhpur district was 70.83% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,700,328 literates, males were 1,593,890 while females were 1,106,438. Also the male literacy rate was 81.8% and the female literacy rate was 59.36% in Gorakhpur district.

  Gorakhpur district Uttar Pradesh
Female 59.36% 57.18%
Male 81.8% 77.28%
Total 70.83% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Gorakhpur district

The Sex Ratio of Gorakhpur district is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Gorakhpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 909 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Gorakhpur district.


Population Density - Gorakhpur district

The total area of Gorakhpur district is 3,321 km2. Thus the density of Gorakhpur district is 1,337 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 215 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,106 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gorakhpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gorakhpur, 18.83% people lived in urban regions while 81.17% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 836,129 out of which 439,051 were males while remaining 397,078 were females. In rural areas of Gorakhpur, male population was 1,838,726 while female population was 1,766,040.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gorakhpur was 904 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gorakhpur was 892 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gorakhpur were 91,259 which is 10.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gorakhpur was 960 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gorakhpur was 912 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gorakhpur for urban regions was 82.39 percent in which males were 87.76% literate while female literacy stood at 76.46%. The total literate population of Gorakhpur was 2,700,328. Similarly in rural areas of Gorakhpur, the average literacy rate was 68.02 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.3% and 55.35% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gorakhpur were 2,086,628.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.17% 18.83%
Total population 3,604,766 836,129
Male population 1,838,726 439,051
Female population 1,766,040 397,078
Sex ratio 960 904
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 912 892
Child population 537,183 91,259
Literates 2,086,628 613,700
Average literacy 68.02% 82.39%
Male literacy 80.3% 87.76%
Female literacy 55.35% 76.46%

Child Population - Gorakhpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 628,442 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gorakhpur district. Out of which 329,252 were male while 299,190 were female.


Working Population - Gorakhpur district

In Gorakhpur district out of total population, 1,351,629 were engaged in work activities. 55.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,351,629 workers engaged in Main Work, 174,804 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 163,544 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 746,381 616,241 130,140
Cultivators 174,804 148,592 26,212
Agriculture Labourer 163,544 127,332 36,212
Household Industries 43,134 32,109 11,025
Other Workers 364,899 308,208 56,691
Marginal Workers 605,248 400,635 204,613
Non Working 3,089,266 1,260,901 1,828,365

Gorakhpur district Map


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