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

Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 1,656,616 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 881,776 are males while 774,840 are females. In 2011 there were total 280,928 families residing in Kannauj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kannauj district is 879.

Kannauj district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17% people lives in Urban areas while 83% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71% while that in the rural areas is 73.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kannauj district is 904 while that of Rural areas is 874.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kannauj district is 257682 which is 16% of the total population. There are 135758 male children and 121924 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kannauj is 898 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (879) of Kannauj district.

The total literacy rate of Kannauj district is 72.7%. The male literacy rate is 68.45% and the female literacy rate is 53.36% in Kannauj district.

Population
1,656,616
Literacy
72.7%
Sex Ratio
879

To facilitate the administration, Kannauj district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kannauj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 257,682 135,758 121,924
Literacy 72.7% 68.45% 53.36%
Scheduled Caste 309,980 166,454 143,526
Scheduled Tribe 15 9 6
Illiterate 639,529 278,180 361,349

Caste-wise Population - Kannauj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 309,980 166,454 143,526
Schedule Tribe 15 9 6

Religion-wise Population - Kannauj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,375,788 (83.05%) 735,460 640,328
Muslim 273,967 (16.54%) 142,704 131,263
Christian 1,263 (0.08%) 646 617
Sikh 504 (0.03%) 271 233
Buddhist 2,033 (0.12%) 1,082 951
Jain 606 (0.04%) 305 301
Other Religion 65 (0%) 38 27
No Religion Specified 2,390 (0.14%) 1,270 1,120

Literacy Rate - Kannauj district

The total literacy rate of Kannauj district was 72.7% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,017,087 literates, males were 603,596 while females were 413,491. Also the male literacy rate was 80.91% and the female literacy rate was 63.33% in Kannauj district.

  Kannauj district Uttar Pradesh
Female 63.33% 57.18%
Male 80.91% 77.28%
Total 72.7% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Kannauj district

The Sex Ratio of Kannauj district is 879 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 879 females in Kannauj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 898 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 879 ) of Kannauj district.


Population Density - Kannauj district

The total area of Kannauj district is 2,093 km2. Thus the density of Kannauj district is 792 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 74 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,019 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kannauj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kannauj, 16.95% people lived in urban regions while 83.05% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 280,841 out of which 147,531 were males while remaining 133,310 were females. In rural areas of Kannauj, male population was 734,245 while female population was 641,530.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kannauj was 904 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kannauj was 890 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kannauj were 40,676 which is 14.48% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kannauj was 874 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kannauj was 900 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kannauj for urban regions was 71.03 percent in which males were 76.73% literate while female literacy stood at 64.75%. The total literate population of Kannauj was 1,017,087. Similarly in rural areas of Kannauj, the average literacy rate was 73.05 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.76% and 63.03% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kannauj were 846,493.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.05% 16.95%
Total population 1,375,775 280,841
Male population 734,245 147,531
Female population 641,530 133,310
Sex ratio 874 904
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 900 890
Child population 217,006 40,676
Literates 846,493 170,594
Average literacy 73.05% 71.03%
Male literacy 81.76% 76.73%
Female literacy 63.03% 64.75%

Child Population - Kannauj district

According to Census 2011, there were 257,682 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kannauj district. Out of which 135,758 were male while 121,924 were female.


Working Population - Kannauj district

In Kannauj district out of total population, 524,676 were engaged in work activities. 79.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 524,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 220,006 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82,537 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 419,027 366,081 52,946
Cultivators 220,006 208,949 11,057
Agriculture Labourer 82,537 76,553 5,984
Household Industries 34,597 14,275 20,322
Other Workers 81,887 66,304 15,583
Marginal Workers 105,649 64,853 40,796
Non Working 1,131,940 450,842 681,098

Kannauj district Map


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