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

Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 2,684,703 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,381,754 are males while 1,302,949 are females. In 2011 there were total 426,565 families residing in Maharajganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Maharajganj district is 943.

Maharajganj district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5% people lives in Urban areas while 95% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Maharajganj district is 935 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Maharajganj district is 423537 which is 16% of the total population. There are 219357 male children and 204180 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Maharajganj is 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (943) of Maharajganj district.

The total literacy rate of Maharajganj district is 62.76%. The male literacy rate is 63.81% and the female literacy rate is 41.25% in Maharajganj district.

Population
2,684,703
Literacy
62.76%
Sex Ratio
943

To facilitate the administration, Maharajganj 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.

Maharajganj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 423,537 219,357 204,180
Literacy 62.76% 63.81% 41.25%
Scheduled Caste 492,976 254,426 238,550
Scheduled Tribe 16,435 8,361 8,074
Illiterate 1,265,559 500,080 765,479

Caste-wise Population - Maharajganj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 492,976 254,426 238,550
Schedule Tribe 16,435 8,361 8,074

Religion-wise Population - Maharajganj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,196,884 (81.83%) 1,133,573 1,063,311
Muslim 458,650 (17.08%) 233,158 225,492
Christian 3,527 (0.13%) 1,864 1,663
Sikh 1,381 (0.05%) 713 668
Buddhist 16,030 (0.6%) 8,207 7,823
Jain 243 (0.01%) 127 116
Other Religion 338 (0.01%) 166 172
No Religion Specified 7,650 (0.28%) 3,946 3,704

Literacy Rate - Maharajganj district

The total literacy rate of Maharajganj district was 62.76% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,419,144 literates, males were 881,674 while females were 537,470. Also the male literacy rate was 75.85% and the female literacy rate was 48.92% in Maharajganj district.

  Maharajganj district Uttar Pradesh
Female 48.92% 57.18%
Male 75.85% 77.28%
Total 62.76% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Maharajganj district

The Sex Ratio of Maharajganj district is 943 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 943 females in Maharajganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Maharajganj district.


Population Density - Maharajganj district

The total area of Maharajganj district is 2,952 km2. Thus the density of Maharajganj district is 909 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 54 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,898 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Maharajganj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Maharajganj, 5.02% people lived in urban regions while 94.98% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 134,730 out of which 69,628 were males while remaining 65,102 were females. In rural areas of Maharajganj, male population was 1,312,126 while female population was 1,237,847.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Maharajganj was 935 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Maharajganj was 921 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Maharajganj were 17,246 which is 12.8% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Maharajganj was 943 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Maharajganj was 931 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Maharajganj for urban regions was 78.28 percent in which males were 86.05% literate while female literacy stood at 69.99%. The total literate population of Maharajganj was 1,419,144. Similarly in rural areas of Maharajganj, the average literacy rate was 61.91 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.29% and 47.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Maharajganj were 1,327,176.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.98% 5.02%
Total population 2,549,973 134,730
Male population 1,312,126 69,628
Female population 1,237,847 65,102
Sex ratio 943 935
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 931 921
Child population 406,291 17,246
Literates 1,327,176 91,968
Average literacy 61.91% 78.28%
Male literacy 75.29% 86.05%
Female literacy 47.77% 69.99%

Child Population - Maharajganj district

According to Census 2011, there were 423,537 children between age 0 to 6 years in Maharajganj district. Out of which 219,357 were male while 204,180 were female.


Working Population - Maharajganj district

In Maharajganj district out of total population, 994,253 were engaged in work activities. 44.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 994,253 workers engaged in Main Work, 152,058 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 154,252 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 439,293 343,119 96,174
Cultivators 152,058 128,363 23,695
Agriculture Labourer 154,252 110,900 43,352
Household Industries 19,006 14,046 4,960
Other Workers 113,977 89,810 24,167
Marginal Workers 554,960 316,346 238,614
Non Working 1,690,450 722,289 968,161

Maharajganj district Map


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