Sitapur District, with population of about 44.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 8th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sitapur district is 5743 km2 and it is the 4th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 781 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Misrikh is the most populous sub district with population of about 9.3 lakh and Sidhauli is the least populous sub district with population of about 5.7 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 44.8 lakh people, among them about 23.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 21.1 lakh (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sitapur district is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 39.5 lakh) live in Sitapur District rural part and 12% (about 5.3 lakh) population live in the Sitapur District urban part. Rural population density of Sitapur district is 701 and urban population density is 4976 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sitapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,483,992 3,035,963 1,446,427 1,602 747,558
Male 2,375,264 1,607,398 767,033 833 387,417
Female 2,108,728 1,428,565 679,394 769 360,141

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sitapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Misrikh 926201 Seuta 11220 Sitapur 177234
Sitapur 889474 Jahgira Bad 10871 Laharpur 61990
Laharpur 753419 Reusha 10443 Biswan 55780
Biswan 750529 Golak Gondor 10387 Mahmudabad 50777
Mahmudabad 595252 Badi 9096 Khairabad 48538
Sidhauli 569117 Awrangabad 8677 Tambaur-cum-Ahamdabad 26052
Ramkot 8559 Sidhauli 24976
Nabi Nagar 8055 Maholi 21331
Maholi 7548 Hargaon 20920
Ant 7385 Misrikh-cum-Neemsar 18388

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 879 in Muslims are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sitapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,483,992 3,555,450 893,725 6,579 11,611 2,663 1,410 79 12,475
Male 2,375,264 1,892,159 464,981 3,398 6,109 1,399 725 43 6,450
Female 2,108,728 1,663,291 428,744 3,181 5,502 1,264 685 36 6,025

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 23.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 25.6% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 23.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 336.5% and child population has increased by 4.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sitapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.9% 23.1% 25.4% 336.5% 4.8%
Male 22.3% 21.6% 23.8% 336.1% 5.1%
Female 25.6% 24.9% 27.2% 336.9% 4.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 886 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 930 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sitapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 23 24 2 -6
2011 888 889 886 923 930
2001 864 866 862 921 936

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Laharpur 896 Naugawan 2000 Laharpur 945
Sitapur 895 Jahanpur 1833 Paintepur 938
Biswan 892 Pirsarai 1462 Biswan 920
Sidhauli 887 Javeda 1364 Khairabad 917
Mahmudabad 884 Jaitpur 1333 Naiparapur 916
Misrikh 874 Mahsena Mau 1300 Sitapur 912
Andesh Nagar 1224 Tambaur-cum-Ahamdabad 910
Sherfapur 1173 Maholi 908
Shikarpur 1164 Sidhauli 908
Devria 1157 Mahmudabad 904

Literacy

Total about 22.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 14 lakh are male and about 8.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sitapur is 61%. 70% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sitapur

Total Male Female
Change 12.8% 10.3% 16.1%
2011 61.1% 70.3% 50.7%
2001 48.3% 60% 34.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sitapur 67 Udaipur 94 Sitapur 81
Misrikh 66 Ismailpur 92 Misrikh-cum-Neemsar 80
Sidhauli 64 Kaimhra Raghubar Dayal 91 Maholi 79
Mahmudabad 57 Ghaghpur 91 Naiparapur 79
Laharpur 55 Haradoyia 90 Sidhauli 79
Biswan 54 Barkherva 89 Hargaon 75
Bhelava 89 Biswan 71
Masumpur 89 Khairabad 65
Rajuapur 88 Mahmudabad 63
Beniapur 88 Paintepur 63

Workers profile

Sitapur has 32% (about 14.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 12% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sitapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.7% 22.8% 8.9% 68.3%
Male 49.3% 37.9% 11.4% 50.7%
Female 11.9% 5.9% 6.1% 88.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sitapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Belgawan 55 Sitapur 35
Golak Gondor 36.4 Laharpur 13
Keora 22 Mahmudabad 12.8
Sahadatnagar 21.9 Sidhauli 12
Shukulauporwa 19.2 Khairabad 9
Sarivapur 15.1 Biswan 7.8
Seuta 12.8 Maholi 4.3
Chandra 10.5 Hargaon 4.1
Dhakia Kala 9.8 Misrikh-cum-Neemsar 3
Bhadfar 9.7 Paintepur 2.3