Lucknow Municipal Corporation, with population of about 28.2 lakh is Lucknow sub district's only municipal corporation located in Lucknow sub district of Lucknow district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lucknow municipal corporation is 349 km2. Population density of the city is 8077 persons per km2. There are 110 wards in the city, among them Lucknow Ward No 21 is the most populous ward with population of about 69 thousand and Lucknow Ward No 31 is the least populous ward with population of about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Lucknow which is within the city. Lucknow is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Lucknow. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 900 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 28.2 lakh people, among them about 14.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 13.6 lakh (48%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lucknow municipal corporation is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 5.4 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,817,105 2,507,848 302,938 6,319 293,697
Male 1,460,970 1,298,183 159,411 3,376 154,226
Female 1,356,135 1,209,665 143,527 2,943 139,471

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 918 in Muslims are 952 and in Sikhs are 939.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lucknow

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,817,105 2,020,276 742,529 16,456 21,324 2,759 4,692 390 8,679
Male 1,460,970 1,053,311 380,347 7,989 11,000 1,454 2,353 194 4,322
Female 1,356,135 966,965 362,182 8,467 10,324 1,305 2,339 196 4,357

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 28.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.7% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 26.4%. General caste population has increased by 27.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 172.4% and child population has increased by 7.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.9% 27.7% 37.7% 172.4% 7.4%
Male 26.4% 25.1% 36.3% 173.8% 7.7%
Female 31.7% 30.7% 39.3% 170.7% 7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 900 and in schedule tribe is 872. There are 904 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 40 19 -10 -5
2011 928 932 900 872 904
2001 891 892 881 882 909

Literacy

Total about 20.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 11.2 lakh are male and about 9.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lucknow is 82%. 86% 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 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.3% 6.8%
2011 82.5% 86% 78.7%
2001 77.1% 81.7% 71.9%

Workers profile

Lucknow has 34% (about 9.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lucknow

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 26.9% 6.7% 66.5%
Male 51.7% 43.5% 8.2% 48.3%
Female 14% 8.9% 5.1% 86%