Bijnor District, with population of about 36.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 16th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bijnor district is 4561 km2 and it is the 12th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 807 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Dhampur is the most populous sub district with population of about 11.2 lakh and Nagina is the least populous sub district with population of about 5 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 36.8 lakh people, among them about 19.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 17.6 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bijnor district is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 6.3 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 27.6 lakh) live in Bijnor District rural part and 25% (about 9.3 lakh) population live in the Bijnor District urban part. Rural population density of Bijnor district is 619 and urban population density is 8433 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bijnor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,682,713 2,892,211 787,444 3,058 564,230
Male 1,921,215 1,505,755 413,872 1,588 299,659
Female 1,761,498 1,386,456 373,572 1,470 264,571

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bijnor

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dhampur 1123962 Tajpur 17383 Nagina 95246
Najibabad 721574 Bhaguwala 13036 Bijnor 93297
Chandpur 706153 Haji Mohammadpur 10682 Najibabad 88535
Bijnor 628536 Taimoorpur 10403 Chandpur 83441
Nagina 502488 Nindru Khas 9638 Sherkot 62226
Ser Basu Chand 9388 Kiratpur 61946
Hidayatpur 9216 Kiratpur 61186
Mozampur Zaitra 9087 Seohara 53296
Tanda Maidass 8752 Dhampur 50997
Mubarakpur Mira 8606 Seohara 48557

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 55% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 43% 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 902 in Muslims are 938 and in Sikhs are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bijnor

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,682,713 2,032,081 1,585,210 6,184 50,624 1,736 2,134 41 4,703
Male 1,921,215 1,068,571 817,985 3,179 26,346 920 1,096 20 3,098
Female 1,761,498 963,510 767,225 3,005 24,278 816 1,038 21 1,605

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 17.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 16.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26% and child population has decreased by -8.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bijnor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.6% 16.9% 20.1% 26% -8.4%
Male 16.3% 15.7% 18.7% 24.2% -7.3%
Female 19% 18.4% 21.6% 28% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 903 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 883 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bijnor

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 21 22 28 -22
2011 917 921 903 926 883
2001 896 900 881 898 905

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nagina 932 Chakbhawni Pur 3000 Sadruddin Nagar 1013
Dhampur 920 Balkishanpur 2667 Warhapur 969
Chandpur 918 Muzahadpur 1901 Kotwali 949
Najibabad 914 Rasulpur Shekh 1800 Kiratpur 937
Bijnor 900 Paigambarpur Urf Vajeerganj 1750 Noorpur 936
Sada Shivpur Gowali 1667 Kiratpur 936
Chakgovli 1667 Mukrampur Khema 929
Imratpur 1571 Jhalu 926
Rajpur 1556 Chandpur 925
Sadullapur 1500 Sherkot 922

Literacy

Total about 21.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.4 lakh are male and about 8.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bijnor is 68%. 77% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bijnor

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 7.8% 13.6%
2011 68.5% 76.6% 59.7%
2001 58.1% 68.8% 46.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bijnor 71 Hasampur 100 Rashidpur Garhi 91
Dhampur 71 Rajpur Kot 100 Alhaipur 88
Chandpur 70 Govindpur 100 Tatarpur Lallu 88
Najibabad 66 Berkhera Tanda Bila Ahatmali 100 Dhampur 80
Nagina 63 Chak Chand 100 Haldaur 78
Shahpur Rashidpur 100 Mukrampur Khema 76
Balkishanpur 100 Bijnor 76
Nisatnagar 100 Noorpur 75
Tatarpur 100 Sadruddin Nagar 73
Rasulpur Biran 100 Dhampur Husainpur 72

Workers profile

Bijnor has 30% (about 10.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 9% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bijnor

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.5% 22.8% 6.7% 70.5%
Male 48% 39% 8.9% 52%
Female 9.5% 5.1% 4.3% 90.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bijnor

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pirthipur 32.5 Chandpur 23.4
Forest Range-2 29.2 Nagina 10.3
Forest Range-1 26.5 Nehtaur 8
Bijnor Rural 24.5 Afzalgarh 6.8
Rasulpur Abad. 23.5 Kiratpur 6.5
Haldu Khata 22.9 Kiratpur 6.5
Chatruwala 21 Sherkot 6
Islam Nagar 19 Haldaur 6
Sabalgarh 15.6 Najibabad 5.1
Shyampur Sarbaka 15 Dhampur Husainpur 4