Saharanpur District, with population of about 34.7 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 24th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Saharanpur district is 3689 km2 and it is the 30th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 940 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Saharanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 13.7 lakh and Rampur Maniharan is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.6 lakh.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Saharanpur Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The district is home to about 34.7 lakh people, among them about 18.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 16.3 lakh (47%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saharanpur district is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 69% (about 24 lakh) live in Saharanpur District rural part and 31% (about 10.7 lakh) population live in the Saharanpur District urban part. Rural population density of Saharanpur district is 670 and urban population density is 10030 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saharanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,466,382 2,700,952 764,450 980 519,591
Male 1,834,106 1,426,560 407,029 517 275,377
Female 1,632,276 1,274,392 357,421 463 244,214

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Saharanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Saharanpur 1369818 Shekhpura Kadeem 26893 Saharanpur 705478
Nakur 698990 Thappel Ismailpur 17018 Deoband 97037
Behat 519420 Mirzapur Pole 13742 Gangoh 59279
Deoband 514338 Kaluwala Jahanpur 13501 Rampur Maniharan 27979
Rampur Maniharan 363816 Lakhnoti Must. 12443 Nakur 22712
Islam Nagar 12236 Nanauta 22551
Rankhandi 12116 Behat 20474
Jadauda Panda 10590 Chilkana Sultanpur 19501
Deoband Dehat 10279 Sarsawa 18956
Talheri Bujurg 10206 Ambehta 15739

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 57% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 42% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 881 in Muslims are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Saharanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,466,382 1,966,892 1,454,052 6,523 18,627 1,937 10,208 135 8,008
Male 1,834,106 1,045,841 764,069 3,416 9,868 1,086 5,345 77 4,404
Female 1,632,276 921,051 689,983 3,107 8,759 851 4,863 58 3,604

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.5% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 18.1%. General caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 96.8% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saharanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 19.1% 21.5% 96.8% -3.5%
Male 18.1% 17.5% 20.3% 85.3% -4.2%
Female 21.5% 21.1% 22.9% 111.4% -2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 878 and in schedule tribe is 896. There are 887 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saharanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 27 18 111 15
2011 890 893 878 896 887
2001 865 866 860 785 872

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Saharanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Behat 898 Chak Harpalpur 3000 Ambehta 932
Saharanpur 897 Wajidpur Mazra Sarakdi Sheikh 1500 Ramdaspur Urf Nagal 931
Nakur 888 Lalu Bans 1467 Gagalhedi Must. 919
Rampur Maniharan 886 Kiwadpur Balkhi 1400 Titron 918
Deoband 868 Khinjarpur 1333 Nakur 914
Abdullapur 1167 Chhutmalpur 913
Chak Gutku 1132 Kailashpur 905
Dheer Kheri 1125 Nanauta 904
Baira Garh 1100 Saharanpur 898
Lakhnoti Aht Jadid 1097 Malhipur 896

Literacy

Total about 20.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.2 lakh are male and about 8.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saharanpur is 70%. 78% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saharanpur

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 7.4% 11.7%
2011 70.5% 78.3% 61.7%
2001 61.2% 70.9% 50%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Saharanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rampur Maniharan 73 Sakatpur 100 Chhutmalpur 79
Saharanpur 73 Kamruddinpur 100 Sarsawa 79
Deoband 71 Belka Tofeer 100 Saharanpur 76
Nakur 68 Rajapan 100 Deoband 75
Behat 65 Patti Malakmeer 100 Ramdaspur Urf Nagal 73
Chaktapari 100 Rampur Maniharan 73
Saidpura 100 Nakur 73
Balupur Kadeem 100 Behat 70
Abdullapur Mazara Naugaun 100 Malhipur 69
Dariyapur 98 Gagalhedi Must. 69

Workers profile

Saharanpur has 30% (about 10.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 8% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saharanpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.9% 25.5% 4.5% 70.1%
Male 49.7% 43.7% 6% 50.3%
Female 7.7% 5% 2.8% 92.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Saharanpur