Bulandshahr District, with population of about 35 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 22nd most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bulandshahr district is 4512 km2 and it is the 14th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 776 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Bulandshahr is the most populous sub district with population of about 8.7 lakh and Anupshahr is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.5 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 35 lakh people, among them about 18.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 16.5 lakh (47%) 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 Bulandshahr district is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 5.9 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 26.3 lakh) live in Bulandshahr District rural part and 25% (about 8.7 lakh) population live in the Bulandshahr District urban part. Rural population density of Bulandshahr district is 607 and urban population density is 4999 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bulandshahr

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,499,171 2,773,373 725,600 198 549,796
Male 1,845,260 1,460,399 384,743 118 296,558
Female 1,653,911 1,312,974 340,857 80 253,238

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bulandshahr

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bulandshahr 867941 Sikandrabad Rural 22794 Bulandshahr 230024
Khurja 519063 Palakser 12277 Bulandshahr 222519
Siana 510190 Tilbegumpur 10790 Khurja 121207
Shikarpur 435158 Jargwan 10763 Khurja 111062
Debai 433395 Kuchesar 10252 Sikandrabad 81028
Sikandrabad 385099 Danpur 10155 Jahangirabad 59858
Anupshahr 348325 Ahmadgarh 10093 Gulaothi 50823
Parawana Mahmudpur 9797 Siana 44415
Jhajhar 9047 Dibai 39818
Amargarh 8912 Shikarpur 37969

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 887 in Muslims are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bulandshahr

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,499,171 2,707,195 777,407 4,088 2,765 669 1,572 86 5,389
Male 1,845,260 1,434,516 403,081 2,132 1,461 387 826 48 2,809
Female 1,653,911 1,272,679 374,326 1,956 1,304 282 746 38 2,580

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.4% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 19%. General caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.3% and child population has increased by 1.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bulandshahr

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 19.3% 23.3% 5.3% 1.4%
Male 19% 18.2% 22.1% 14.6% 2.1%
Female 21.4% 20.6% 24.6% -5.9% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 886 and in schedule tribe is 678. There are 854 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bulandshahr

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 17 17 -147 -13
2011 896 899 886 678 854
2001 879 882 869 825 867

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Siana 907 Harganpur 2000 Khanpur 929
Anupshahr 902 Mohammadpur Khadar 1421 Sikandrabad 922
Bulandshahr 900 Bhatpura 1183 Bahalimpura 920
Debai 897 Gulab Nagar 1174 Bugrasi 919
Shikarpur 891 Chandpur Khurd 1100 Pahasu 917
Khurja 889 Sultanpur 1056 Jahangirabad 916
Sikandrabad 885 Rahmapur 1056 Aurangabad 916
Beram Nagar 1035 Bulandshahr 914
Kiryawali 1035 Siana 913
Kalandargarhi 1034 Bulandshahr 912

Literacy

Total about 20.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.5 lakh are male and about 7.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bulandshahr is 69%. 81% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bulandshahr

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 6.6% 13.1%
2011 68.9% 80.9% 55.6%
2001 59.4% 74.3% 42.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sikandrabad 71 Uday Garhi Khader 100 Maina Maujpur 81
Bulandshahr 70 Bhatpura 100 Bulandshahr 77
Siana 70 Mustafabad 100 Bulandshahr 77
Khurja 69 Sengra 96 Bhawan Bahadur Nagar 74
Shikarpur 68 Navabpur Urf Dharampur 90 Gulaothi 72
Anupshahr 68 Khijarpur 90 Naraura 71
Debai 65 Nagilia Udhaybhan 89 Anupshahr 70
B.B. Nagar 89 Dibai 69
Palibejpur 89 Siana 69
Surjawali 89 Jahangirabad 68

Workers profile

Bulandshahr has 34% (about 11.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 17% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bulandshahr

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 25.3% 8.2% 66.5%
Male 48.7% 40.6% 8.1% 51.3%
Female 16.7% 8.3% 8.4% 83.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bulandshahr