Moradabad District, with population of about 47.7 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 2nd most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Moradabad district is 3718 km2 and it is the 28th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1283 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Moradabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 16.5 lakh and Kanth is the least populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 47.7 lakh people, among them about 25 lakh (52%) are male and about 22.7 lakh (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Moradabad district is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 67% (about 32 lakh) live in Moradabad District rural part and 33% (about 15.7 lakh) population live in the Moradabad District urban part. Rural population density of Moradabad district is 896 and urban population density is 10609 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Moradabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,772,006 4,039,915 731,406 685 784,219
Male 2,503,186 2,117,565 385,244 377 409,325
Female 2,268,820 1,922,350 346,162 308 374,894

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Moradabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Moradabad 1646613 Mugalpur Urf Aghwanpur Mustahk 23000 Moradabad 887871
Sambhal 993393 Ratanpur Kalan 15833 Sambhal 220813
Bilari 673812 Pipalsana Mustahkam 15602 Chandausi 114383
Chandausi 652106 Janaita 14604 Thakurdwara 44255
Thakurdwara 504560 Maulagarh 14583 Bilari 37567
Kanth 301522 Mehmoodpur Mafi 13649 Bahjoi 37037
Sharif Nagar 13396 Pakbara 36728
Dhakia Peeroo 12865 Bhojpur Dharampur 31305
Devapur Mustahkam 11879 Kundarki 29951
Salempur Khas 11838 Sirsi 26519

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 895 in Muslims are 918.

Religion wise population 2011 - Moradabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,772,006 2,488,265 2,248,392 13,157 7,555 1,260 2,426 382 10,569
Male 2,503,186 1,312,771 1,172,051 6,758 4,002 653 1,265 209 5,477
Female 2,268,820 1,175,494 1,076,341 6,399 3,553 607 1,161 173 5,092

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 38.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 27.6% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 23.2%. General caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 125.3% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Moradabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.2% 26% 21% 125.3% 1.3%
Male 23.2% 24% 18.7% 132.7% 1.1%
Female 27.6% 28.2% 23.8% 116.9% 1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 899 and in schedule tribe is 817. There are 916 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Moradabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 30 38 -60 4
2011 906 908 899 817 916
2001 875 878 861 877 912

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kanth 917 Sarkari Damodar 2000 Got 1011
Moradabad 911 Bhopur 1857 Umri Kalan 951
Thakurdwara 909 Dharampur Sani 1667 Gadhi 943
Sambhal 906 Budhanpur Khalsa 1500 Bahjoi 932
Bilari 905 Baripur 1291 Sirsi 926
Chandausi 891 Sherpur Atamadpur 1283 Bhojpur Dharampur 925
Hatim Sarai Khurd 1143 Thakurdwara 920
Ponipura 1143 Kanth 918
Kua Khera 1133 Narauli 918
Farrakhpur 1118 Pakbara 917

Literacy

Total about 22.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 13.6 lakh are male and about 9.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Moradabad is 57%. 65% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Moradabad

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 9.9% 14.9%
2011 56.8% 64.8% 47.9%
2001 44.7% 54.9% 33%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kanth 66 Bhawalpur 100 Kanth 74
Thakurdwara 65 Ishaqpur 100 Chandausi 71
Moradabad 62 Uchaiti 100 Moradabad 69
Chandausi 52 Chooharpur 100 Thakurdwara 68
Sambhal 49 Sarkari Damodar 100 Bahjoi 64
Bilari 49 Bhopur 93 Pakbara 61
Mohammad Gang 90 Bilari 58
Chak Shaikriya Urf Kheria 90 Gadhi 55
Sarkara 90 Bhojpur Dharampur 52
Manpur Duttram Jadid 89 Umri Kalan 50

Workers profile

Moradabad has 30% (about 14.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 10% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Moradabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.7% 23.2% 6.6% 70.3%
Male 47.7% 39.5% 8.2% 52.3%
Female 9.9% 5.1% 4.8% 90.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Moradabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sirsi Dehat 15.8 Moradabad 75
Kaithal 11.3 Sambhal 15.7
Sadat Wari 10.4 Thakurdwara 10
Adampur 10 Chandausi 8.8
Sondhan Mohammadpur 9.7 Bahjoi 8
Mugalpur Urf Aghwanpur Mustahk 9.5 Bhojpur Dharampur 4.5
Niwar Khas 9.1 Pakbara 4
Fareedpur Bhaidi 8.9 Kundarki 3.5
Gumthal 8.7 Bilari 3.5
Tilokpur 8.6 Sirsi 3.4