Pilibhit District, with population of about 20.3 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 26th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pilibhit district is 3686 km2 and it is the 31st biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 551 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Pilibhit is the most populous sub district with population of about 7.9 lakh and Puranpur is the least populous sub district with population of about 6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 20.3 lakh people, among them about 10.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 9.6 lakh (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pilibhit district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 16.8 lakh) live in Pilibhit District rural part and 17% (about 3.5 lakh) population live in the Pilibhit District urban part. Rural population density of Pilibhit district is 461 and urban population density is 7771 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pilibhit

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,031,007 1,695,735 333,558 1,714 304,920
Male 1,072,002 894,674 176,436 892 159,509
Female 959,005 801,061 157,122 822 145,411

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Pilibhit

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Pilibhit 794886 Puranpur Khas (Rural) 35948 Pilibhit 127988
Bisalpur 636813 Sherpur Kalan 17456 Bisalpur 73551
Puranpur 599308 Tanda Madiau 12021 Puranpur 40007
Bhikharipur 9395 Nyoria Husainpur 21812
Amaria 9097 Pakriya Naugwan Mustqil 17472
Chandia Hajara 8477 Bilsanda 16036
Parewa Vaishya 7697 Jahanabad 14328
Pauta Kalan 7075 Barkhera 11964
Rasiakhanpur 7017 Kalinagar 11282
Deohana 6986 Barha 10803

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 886 in Muslims are 917 and in Sikhs are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pilibhit

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,031,007 1,449,007 489,686 3,510 84,787 360 138 45 3,474
Male 1,072,002 768,093 255,446 1,819 44,564 186 81 24 1,789
Female 959,005 680,914 234,240 1,691 40,223 174 57 21 1,685

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 24.7% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.4% and child population has decreased by -6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pilibhit

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.5% 21.7% 33.2% -4.4% -6%
Male 22.3% 20.6% 31.8% -4.9% -4.7%
Female 24.7% 23% 34.7% -3.9% -7.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 891 and in schedule tribe is 922. There are 912 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pilibhit

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 17 19 10 -28
2011 895 895 891 922 912
2001 877 878 872 912 940

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Pilibhit 907 Bijulha 4308 Nyoria Husainpur 935
Puranpur 896 Naugawan T. Chandpur 1500 Barha 926
Bisalpur 878 Nawadia Visem 1485 Puranpur 912
Sand Deo 1429 Gulariya Bhindara 911
Biharipur 1333 Pakriya Naugwan Mustqil 902
Dudhia Kalan 1286 Bisalpur 893
Kishanpur Kalan 1278 Pilibhit 893
Shayampur Mustqil 1267 Kalinagar 888
Hasain Nagar 1226 Jahanabad 888
Tanda Surat 1214 Bilsanda 884

Literacy

Total about 10.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.5 lakh are male and about 4.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pilibhit is 61%. 72% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pilibhit

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 9.2% 14.9%
2011 61.5% 71.7% 50%
2001 49.8% 62.5% 35.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bisalpur 64 Sampurnanagar Range 100 Pilibhit 73
Pilibhit 62 Bans Bojhi 100 Bilsanda 70
Puranpur 58 Mala 100 Barha 70
Lagabhaga 100 Puranpur 70
Pandra Urf Devipur 100 Gulariya Bhindara 67
Abdullapur 100 Barkhera 64
Daulatganj Ehatmali 100 Bisalpur 62
Gajraula 100 Pakriya Naugwan Mustqil 55
Gopalpur 100 Kalinagar 54
Richhola Sahrai 100 Jahanabad 52

Workers profile

Pilibhit has 30% (about 6.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 9% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pilibhit

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.5% 22.8% 7.6% 69.5%
Male 49.9% 39.4% 10.5% 50.1%
Female 8.7% 4.3% 4.4% 91.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Pilibhit