Ghaziabad District, with population of about 46.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 3rd most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghaziabad district is 1179 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 3971 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Ghaziabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 27.1 lakh and Garhmukteshwar is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.8 lakh.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 46.8 lakh people, among them about 24.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 21.9 lakh (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghaziabad district is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 8.5 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 68% (about 31.6 lakh) live in Ghaziabad District urban part and 32% (about 15.2 lakh) population live in the Ghaziabad District rural part. Rural population density of Ghaziabad district is 1953 and urban population density is 7885 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,681,645 3,904,214 773,463 3,968 681,231
Male 2,488,834 2,073,980 412,750 2,104 368,162
Female 2,192,811 1,830,234 360,713 1,864 313,069

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Ghaziabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Ghaziabad 2705849 Dasna Dehat 43722 Ghaziabad 1648643
Hapur 953480 Masuri 22934 Loni 516082
Modinagar 637485 Nahal 18295 Hapur 262983
Garhmukteshwar 384831 Kalchhina 18079 Khora 190005
Bhajeda Kalan 15957 Modinagar 130325
Asodha 15588 Muradnagar 95208
Ilaichipur 14738 Pilkhuwa 83736
Dehra 14501 Garhmukhteshwar 46077
Dhaulana 14060 Dasna 34914
Bahadur Garh 13586 Begumabad Budhana 19898

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 0% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 872 in Muslims are 905 and in Sikhs are 890

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,681,645 3,414,427 1,186,776 19,026 23,001 3,487 16,412 265 18,251
Male 2,488,834 1,823,729 622,836 9,643 12,172 1,875 8,409 158 10,012
Female 2,192,811 1,590,698 563,940 9,383 10,829 1,612 8,003 107 8,239

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 42.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 44.1% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 40.7%. General caste population has increased by 44.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1816.9% and child population has increased by 20.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42.3% 44.8% 30.3% 1816.9% 20.3%
Male 40.7% 43.1% 29% 1778.6% 20.5%
Female 44.1% 46.7% 31.7% 1862.1% 20%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 886. There are 850 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 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 21 18 38 -4
2011 881 882 874 886 850
2001 860 861 856 848 854

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Garhmukteshwar 891 Shivnagri 1500 Dasna 910
Hapur 886 Sadullapur Gokul 1400 Faridnagar 904
Ghaziabad 879 Udaipur 1141 Buxer 901
Modinagar 876 Mirzapur Patti 1133 Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas 900
Jarauthi 1077 Muradnagar 894
Hirdaypur 1075 Pilkhuwa 893
Jasrup Nagar 1048 Babugarh 892
Kataura Zafarabad 1030 Bisokhar 891
Bilhara 1025 Rori 888
Lutfulapur Navada 1014 Garhmukhteshwar 886

Literacy

Total about 31.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 18.1 lakh are male and about 13.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghaziabad is 78%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 5.6% 11.8%
2011 78.1% 85.4% 69.8%
2001 69.7% 79.8% 58%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ghaziabad 81 Murad Allipur 100 Ordnance Factory Muradnagar 90
Modinagar 78 Kishan Chandpur Patti 100 Modinagar 88
Hapur 74 Mustafabad 100 Ghaziabad 85
Garhmukteshwar 69 Abidpur Kadi 100 Khora 83
Salhabad 100 Pavi Sadakpur 82
Mirzapur Patti 100 Basantpur Saitli 82
Tatarpur 92 Banthla 81
Didwari 90 Abupur 81
Firozabad Urf Sitadei 89 Babugarh 80
Samaypur 89 Muradgram Pur Pursi 80

Workers profile

Ghaziabad has 32% (about 15.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 13% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghaziabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.5% 26.8% 5.7% 67.5%
Male 49.5% 43% 6.5% 50.5%
Female 13.2% 8.3% 4.9% 86.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ghaziabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Talehaita 43.6 Ghaziabad 220
Dasna Dehat 18.9 Loni 34.5
Inayatpur 17.2 Garhmukhteshwar 32
Madaul 12.3 Hapur 14.2
Dhaulana 12.3 Modinagar 14
Bhojpur 12.1 Muradnagar 12
Saidpur Husainpur 10.2 Rori 6.1
Churiyala 10 Begumabad Budhana 5.8
Bhajeda Kalan 9.6 Pilkhuwa 5.3
Kalchhina 9.5 Abupur 5.1