Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, with population of about 16.5 lakh is Ghaziabad sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghaziabad municipal corporation is 220 km2. Population density of the city is 7494 persons per km2. There are 80 wards in the city, among them Ghaziabad Ward No 49 is the most populous ward with population of about 1.2 lakh and Ghaziabad Ward No 62 is the least populous ward with population of 8536.

Nearest railway station is Ghaziabad which is within the city. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ghaziabad. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 480 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 547 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16.5 lakh people, among them about 8.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.7 lakh (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghaziabad municipal corporation is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 3.4 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,648,643 1,420,190 225,498 2,955 208,853
Male 874,607 752,828 120,225 1,554 113,827
Female 774,036 667,362 105,273 1,401 95,026

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 880 in Muslims are 902 and in Sikhs are 900

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,648,643 1,360,131 233,837 12,881 15,751 2,426 11,721 205 11,691
Male 874,607 723,469 122,930 6,405 8,288 1,294 5,934 123 6,164
Female 774,036 636,662 110,907 6,476 7,463 1,132 5,787 82 5,527

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 70.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 9.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 73.1% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 67.9%. General caste population has increased by 73.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2425.6% and child population has increased by 46% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 70.3% 73.9% 48.9% 2425.6% 46%
Male 67.9% 71.3% 47.6% 2490% 46.1%
Female 73.1% 76.9% 50.4% 2357.9% 45.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 835 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 28 17 -48 -2
2011 885 886 876 902 835
2001 858 858 859 950 837

Literacy

Total about 12.2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 6.8 lakh are male and about 5.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghaziabad is 85%. 90% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 2.8% 7.8%
2011 84.8% 89.5% 79.4%
2001 79.7% 86.7% 71.6%

Workers profile

Ghaziabad has 35% (about 5.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 16% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghaziabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 29.4% 5.6% 65%
Male 52.2% 46% 6.2% 47.8%
Female 15.6% 10.7% 4.9% 84.4%