Shahjahanpur District, with population of about 30.1 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 33rd most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shahjahanpur district is 4388 km2 and it is the 19th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 685 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Shahjahanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 10 lakh and Jalalabad is the least populous sub district with population of about 6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 30.1 lakh people, among them about 16.1 lakh (53%) are male and about 14 lakh (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shahjahanpur district is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 5.3 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 24.1 lakh) live in Shahjahanpur District rural part and 20% (about 5.9 lakh) population live in the Shahjahanpur District urban part. Rural population density of Shahjahanpur district is 560 and urban population density is 7328 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,006,538 2,473,357 532,673 508 502,625
Male 1,606,403 1,320,864 285,280 259 264,106
Female 1,400,135 1,152,493 247,393 249 238,519

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Shahjahanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Shahjahanpur 999095 Banda 20689 Shahjahanpur 329736
Tilhar 736697 Nigohi 18523 Tilhar 61444
Powayan 674066 Raphiya Bad Kalan 14419 Jalalabad 38202
Jalalabad 596680 Shahbaz Nagar 14044 Katra 32440
Mirzapur 13345 Powayan 28613
Gularia 10658 Kanth 27137
Hathoura Bujurg 10570 Shahjahanpur 18116
Chauthera 10007 Khutar 17423
Misripur 9328 Allahganj 14755
Pirthipur Dai 9186 Khudaganj 14737

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 863 in Muslims are 907 and in Sikhs are 883.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,006,538 2,412,595 527,581 4,630 51,090 2,312 301 84 7,945
Male 1,606,403 1,294,734 276,632 2,365 27,131 1,239 155 47 4,100
Female 1,400,135 1,117,861 250,949 2,265 23,959 1,073 146 37 3,845

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 20.2% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 423.7% and child population has increased by 0.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18% 18% 18% 423.7% 0.1%
Male 16.1% 16.1% 16.1% 439.6% -0.2%
Female 20.2% 20.2% 20.3% 408.2% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 872 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 867 and in schedule tribe is 961. There are 903 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 30 30 -60 6
2011 872 873 867 961 903
2001 842 843 837 1021 897

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Powayan 888 Dhodhanpur 5000 Tilhar 926
Shahjahanpur 882 Nagla Sarju 2500 Shahjahanpur 906
Tilhar 866 Nagla Braham 1744 Khutar 900
Jalalabad 843 Fattepur J. Luktaha 1600 Powayan 899
Indlapur 1500 Railway Settlement Roza 895
Hitauti 1500 Jalalabad 890
Singhapur 1500 Kanth 885
Meer Meerapur 1400 Katra 883
Khamaria J.Gunha 1391 Allahganj 880
Sirsa 1333 Khudaganj 878

Literacy

Total about 14.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 9.2 lakh are male and about 5.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shahjahanpur is 60%. 68% 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 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 8.5% 13.3%
2011 59.5% 68.2% 49.6%
2001 49.1% 59.7% 36.3%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Powayan 64 Khamaria Mu. Athkona 100 Shahjahanpur 84
Shahjahanpur 62 Kaswa Tilhar (Chungi) 100 Railway Settlement Roza 83
Tilhar 56 Sirsa 100 Powayan 73
Jalalabad 54 Nagaria Khurd 100 Jalalabad 68
Fattepur J. Luktaha 100 Shahjahanpur 67
Nagla Sarju 100 Khutar 67
Marha 99 Allahganj 62
Dhamanpur 96 Khudaganj 56
Ladampur 95 Tilhar 51
Jamunia 95 Katra 49

Workers profile

Shahjahanpur has 30% (about 8.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 8% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shahjahanpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.7% 23.3% 6.4% 70.3%
Male 48.8% 39.9% 8.9% 51.2%
Female 7.8% 4.2% 3.6% 92.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Shahjahanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jagdishpur 24.8 Powayan 15
Aurangabad 18.6 Railway Settlement Roza 14.6
Magtora 15.1 Shahjahanpur 11.4
Pirthipur Dai 15.1 Shahjahanpur 9.8
Khajuri 14.7 Jalalabad 9
Gularia 14.2 Kanth 6.8
Mirzapur 13.8 Khudaganj 4
Khamariya 12.2 Katra 4
Nahil Khas 11.8 Tilhar 3.5
Pirthipur Kuberpur 11.2 Allahganj 3