Air Force Area Census Town, with population of 4581 is Gorakhpur sub district's the least populous census town located in Gorakhpur sub district of Gorakhpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Air Force Area census town is 1 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3786 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Air Force Area Ward No 01 and the population of Air Force Area Ward No 01 is 4581.

Nearest railway station is Gorakhpur which is 7 km far from here. Gorakhpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Gorakhpur which is 7 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 265 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 733.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4581 people, among them 2714 (59%) are male and 1867 (41%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Air Force Area census town is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 1097 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Air Force Area

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,581 4,228 347 6 573
Male 2,714 2,523 187 4 326
Female 1,867 1,705 160 2 247

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 689 in Muslims are 794 and in Sikhs are 609.

Religion wise population 2011 - Air Force Area

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,581 4,272 174 50 74 1 4 0 6
Male 2,714 2,530 97 35 46 1 1 0 4
Female 1,867 1,742 77 15 28 0 3 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -52.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9592. Female population growth rate of the census town is -56.7% which is -8.1% lower than male population growth rate of -48.6%. General caste population has decreased by -52.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.6% and child population has decreased by -57.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Air Force Area

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -52.2% -52.1% -54.6% 0% -57.2%
Male -48.6% -48.1% -55.9% 0% -53.4%
Female -56.7% -57.1% -53.1% 0% -61.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 688 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 676, in schedule caste is 856 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 758 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 128 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 158 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Air Force Area

Total General SC ST Child
Change -128 -141 52 500 -158
2011 688 676 856 500 758
2001 816 817 804 0 916

Literacy

Total 3744 people in the census town are literate, among them 2303 are male and 1441 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Air Force Area is 93%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Air Force Area

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 2.3% 12.3%
2011 93.4% 96.4% 89%
2001 86.4% 94.1% 76.7%

Workers profile

Air Force Area has 43% (1973) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 12% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Air Force Area

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.1% 38.6% 4.4% 56.9%
Male 64.4% 61.8% 2.6% 35.6%
Female 12.1% 4.9% 7.1% 87.9%