Agra Municipal Corporation, with population of about 15.9 lakh is Agra sub district's only municipal corporation located in Agra sub district of Agra district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Agra municipal corporation is 121 km2. Population density of the city is 13152 persons per km2. There are 90 wards in the city, among them Agra Ward No 34 is the most populous ward with population of about 50 thousand and Agra Ward No 29 is the least populous ward with population of 4004.

Nearest railway station is Tantpur which is 13 km far from here. Kheragarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 27 km. District head quarter of the city is Agra which is 55 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 433 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 535 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15.9 lakh people, among them about 8.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.4 lakh (47%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Agra municipal corporation is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2.7 lakh households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Agra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,585,704 1,209,333 370,423 5,948 197,468
Male 845,902 643,538 199,208 3,156 106,315
Female 739,802 565,795 171,215 2,792 91,153

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 871 in Muslims are 888 and in Not Stateds are 850

Religion wise population 2011 - Agra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,585,704 1,279,420 243,784 6,680 9,822 2,948 16,443 340 26,267
Male 845,902 683,773 129,096 3,343 5,174 1,574 8,567 175 14,200
Female 739,802 595,647 114,688 3,337 4,648 1,374 7,876 165 12,067

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 24.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 26.6% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 22.5%. General caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2308.1% and child population has increased by 10.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Agra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.4% 20.9% 35% 2308.1% 10.1%
Male 22.5% 19% 33.1% 2220.6% 9.8%
Female 26.6% 23.1% 37.3% 2415.3% 10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 885. There are 857 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Agra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 29 26 69 5
2011 875 879 859 885 857
2001 846 850 833 816 852

Literacy

Total about 10.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 5.8 lakh are male and about 4.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Agra is 73%. 78% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Agra

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 1.5% 5.1%
2011 73.1% 77.8% 67.7%
2001 70% 76.3% 62.6%

Workers profile

Agra has 33% (about 5.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 14% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Agra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.6% 25.3% 7.3% 67.4%
Male 48.8% 40.2% 8.6% 51.2%
Female 14.1% 8.2% 5.9% 85.9%