Gautam Buddha Nagar District, with population of about 16.5 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 13th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gautam Buddha Nagar district is 1282 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1286 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Dadri is the most populous sub district with population of about 11.1 lakh and Jewar is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.2 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.5 lakh people, among them about 8.9 lakh (54%) are male and about 7.6 lakh (46%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gautam Buddha Nagar district is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 3.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 59% (about 9.7 lakh) live in Gautam Buddha Nagar District urban part and 41% (about 6.7 lakh) population live in the Gautam Buddha Nagar District rural part. Rural population density of Gautam Buddha Nagar district is 616 and urban population density is 5178 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,648,115 1,429,795 216,105 2,215 246,598
Male 890,214 773,587 115,438 1,189 133,835
Female 757,901 656,208 100,667 1,026 112,763

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Gautam Buddha Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dadri 1110093 Dhoom Manikpur 10388 Noida 637272
Gautam Buddha Nagar 316790 Kalonda 9910 Greater Noida 102054
Jewar 221232 Dayantpur 9722 Dadri 91189
Jarcha 9548 Jewar 32269
Dujana 9021 Chipyana Buzurg 17400
Tilpata Karanwas 8378 Rabupura 15454
Ghodi Bachheda 7902 Chhapraula 15154
Chipyana Khurd Urf Tigri 7889 Salarpur Khadar 13600
Dankaur 7718 Dankaur 13520
Chithara 7656 Jahangirpur 11006

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 851 in Muslims are 858 and in Not Stateds are 657.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,648,115 1,394,025 215,500 7,366 9,261 895 4,518 91 16,459
Male 890,214 753,025 115,983 3,733 4,717 473 2,299 53 9,931
Female 757,901 641,000 99,517 3,633 4,544 422 2,219 38 6,528

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 37.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 38% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 36.4%. General caste population has increased by 42.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 456.5% and child population has increased by 12.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.1% 42.2% 10.2% 456.5% 12.9%
Male 36.4% 41.5% 9.1% 455.6% 13.6%
Female 38% 43% 11.6% 457.6% 12.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 851 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 848, in schedule caste is 872 and in schedule tribe is 863. There are 843 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 9 20 3 -11
2011 851 848 872 863 843
2001 841 839 852 860 854

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gautam Buddha Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gautam Buddha Nagar 864 Basantpur Banger 2200 Bilaspur 913
Jewar 862 Mustfabad 1200 Jahangirpur 891
Dadri 846 Mahadipur Khadar 1106 Kherli Hafizpur 887
Hazratpur 1092 Dankaur 883
Asdullapur 1015 Rabupura 881
Milk Karimabad 1005 Jewar 877
Kondli Khadar 1000 Chipyana Buzurg 866
Mahiuddinpur Urf Garakhpur 1000 Dadri 866
Murshadpur 997 Patadi 857
Samspur 979 Chhapraula 845

Literacy

Total about 11.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.7 lakh are male and about 4.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gautam Buddha Nagar is 80%. 88% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 6.8% 17.1%
2011 80.1% 88.1% 70.8%
2001 68.7% 81.3% 53.7%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gautam Buddha Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dadri 83 Akalpur Jagir 90 Patadi 90
Gautam Buddha Nagar 77 Nagala Chiti 89 Noida 87
Jewar 70 Hajipur 88 Greater Noida 86
Anandpur 88 Salarpur Khadar 86
Bhola Rawal 87 Chipyana Buzurg 85
Changauli 87 Chhapraula 84
Raslpur Ekbel 86 Kherli Hafizpur 82
Daudpur 86 Dankaur 78
Samspur 85 Dadri 74
Duriyai 85 Bilaspur 68

Workers profile

Gautam Buddha Nagar has 35% (about 5.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 17% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.5% 27.8% 6.7% 65.5%
Male 49.8% 42.4% 7.4% 50.2%
Female 16.6% 10.6% 6% 83.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gautam Buddha Nagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dujana 23 Noida 92.1
Jewar Banger 21.2 Greater Noida 20
Rabupura (Rural) 15.9 Jewar 18.2
Dankaur 14.6 Rabupura 10.4
Jarcha 12.2 Jahangirpur 10
Dhoom Manikpur 11.3 Dankaur 9.9
Dayantpur 11.3 Chhapraula 6.5
Govindgarh 10.7 Dadri 6.5
Jahangirpur 10 Chipyana Buzurg 4.5
Karauli Bangar 9.7 Salarpur Khadar 3.2