Mahamaya Nagar District, with population of about 15.6 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 9th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahamaya Nagar district is 1840 km2 and it is the 10th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 850 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Hathras is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.5 lakh and Sasni is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.2 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 15.6 lakh people, among them about 8.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.3 lakh (47%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahamaya Nagar district is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 12.3 lakh) live in Mahamaya Nagar District rural part and 21% (about 3.3 lakh) population live in the Mahamaya Nagar District urban part. Rural population density of Mahamaya Nagar district is 687 and urban population density is 7250 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahamaya Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,564,708 1,176,886 387,554 268 248,106
Male 836,127 628,820 207,170 137 133,057
Female 728,581 548,066 180,384 131 115,049

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Mahamaya Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Hathras 551540 Bisawar 19263 Hathras 143020
Sikandra Rao 404567 Kursanda 14496 Hathras 135594
Sadabad 384319 Bijahari 10444 Sikandrarao 46038
Sasni 224282 Agsauli 10338 Sadabad 40926
Kachaura 10259 Purdilnagar 21885
Naugawana 9903 Mendu 14484
Pora 9730 Mursan 13637
Pipal Gawan 9667 Sasni 13291
Tasingu 9101 Hathras Dehat 11620
Allahpur Chursen 9012 Sahpau 8920

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 867 in Muslims are 910.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahamaya Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,564,708 1,397,225 159,448 1,350 524 424 1,289 63 4,385
Male 836,127 748,446 83,464 710 279 224 657 29 2,318
Female 728,581 648,779 75,984 640 245 200 632 34 2,067

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 17.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.1% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 16.3%. General caste population has increased by 17.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 288.4% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahamaya Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.1% 17.8% 15.1% 288.4% -2.7%
Male 16.3% 17% 14.3% 218.6% -1.6%
Female 18.1% 18.7% 16% 403.8% -4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 871 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 871 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 865 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahamaya Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 13 13 351 -21
2011 871 872 871 956 865
2001 858 859 858 605 886

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sikandra Rao 876 Belwari 1340 Sikandrarao 914
Sasni 875 Mahmud Barsai 1066 Sadabad 905
Hathras 870 Garhi Nilkanth 1063 Sahpau 901
Sadabad 866 Jabhasi 1054 Purdilnagar 894
Kheria Dahar 1054 Sasni 894
Nagla Birbal 1030 Hathras Dehat 881
Kunjalpur 1013 Hathras 881
Bagh Sasni 1009 Hathras 880
Darshana Ta Gubrari 1008 Devinagar 875
Dwarikapur 1004 Mursan 868

Literacy

Total about 9.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.8 lakh are male and about 3.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahamaya Nagar is 72%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahamaya Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 6.1% 12.9%
2011 71.6% 82.4% 59.2%
2001 62.5% 76.3% 46.3%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Hathras 74 Nagla Samant 100 Devinagar 87
Sasni 73 Araji Milk 93 Hathras 77
Sadabad 73 Bhilokhari 93 Garhi Tamana 77
Sikandra Rao 67 Mitanpur 93 Hathras 76
Manaura 91 Sasni 76
Darkaula 89 Hathras Dehat 74
Khorna 89 Sadabad 72
Shrinagar 88 Sahpau 67
Bagh Sasni 88 Hasayan 67
Maha Singh Pur 88 Mursan 66

Workers profile

Mahamaya Nagar has 31% (about 4.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahamaya Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.9% 21.6% 9.4% 69.1%
Male 47.6% 35.8% 11.8% 52.4%
Female 11.8% 5.2% 6.6% 88.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mahamaya Nagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kursanda 18.3 Purdilnagar 12
Bisawar 18.2 Mendu 10.4
Pipal Gawan 17 Hathras 6.8
Midhawali 16.9 Hathras 6.8
Agsauli 16.4 Sadabad 4
Sikandra Rao Dehat 16.1 Hathras Dehat 3.4
Naugawana 14 Sikandrarao 2.8
Bargawan 13.3 Garhi Tamana 2
Kachaura 13.1 Hasayan 1.5
Jarau 12.6 Mursan 1.1