Hardoi District, with population of about 40.9 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 13th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Hardoi district is 5986 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 684 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Hardoi is the most populous sub district with population of about 12 lakh and Sawayajpur is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.8 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 40.9 lakh people, among them about 21.9 lakh (54%) are male and about 19 lakh (46%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hardoi district is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 7.3 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 35.5 lakh) live in Hardoi District rural part and 13% (about 5.4 lakh) population live in the Hardoi District urban part. Rural population density of Hardoi district is 608 and urban population density is 3657 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hardoi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,092,845 2,817,991 1,274,505 349 652,496
Male 2,191,442 1,506,033 685,223 186 343,617
Female 1,901,403 1,311,958 589,282 163 308,879

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Hardoi

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Hardoi 1199103 Khaju Rahrn 16921 Hardoi 197029
Sandila 983113 Bawan 13524 Hardoi 126851
Shahabad 761209 Manghgawn 11562 Shahabad 80226
Bilgram 665752 Gaus Ganj 11384 Sandila 58346
Sawayajpur 483668 Bharawan 10443 Mallawan 36915
Kurseli 10404 Pihani 36014
Lonhra 10123 Bilgram 29768
Kaurha 9376 Sandi 26007
Palia Sisala 9250 Pali 18708
Babatmau 9104 Kachhauna Patseni 15647

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 861 in Muslims are 912.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hardoi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,092,845 3,508,131 556,219 5,822 5,688 6,671 446 98 9,770
Male 2,191,442 1,885,448 290,853 3,081 3,012 3,635 223 55 5,135
Female 1,901,403 1,622,683 265,366 2,741 2,676 3,036 223 43 4,635

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 22.2% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 18.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 71.9% and child population has decreased by -1.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hardoi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.4% 20.8% 19.6% 71.9% -1.3%
Male 18.9% 19.4% 17.8% 75.5% -0.5%
Female 22.2% 22.5% 21.7% 68% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 868 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 876. There are 899 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 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hardoi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 21 28 -39 -15
2011 868 871 860 876 899
2001 844 850 832 915 914

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sandila 875 Thariya 1445 Sandila 919
Bilgram 874 Lalpur 1417 Pihani 915
Shahabad 870 Mahmoodpur Thal 1316 Hardoi 912
Hardoi 865 Hayatganj 1307 Pali 907
Sawayajpur 846 Odara Jadim 1292 Sandi 905
Banjara 1114 Mallawan 902
Sahijana Sisala 1098 Hardoi 901
Kanhoa 1095 Gopamau 895
Firoozpur Kalan 1079 Madhoganj 892
Bilriya 1070 Kachhauna Patseni 892

Literacy

Total about 22.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 13.7 lakh are male and about 8.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hardoi is 65%. 74% of male and 53% 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 - Hardoi

Total Male Female
Change 12.7% 10.0% 16.4%
2011 64.6% 74.4% 53.2%
2001 51.9% 64.4% 36.8%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bilgram 67 Uncha Malwa 100 Hardoi 85
Sawayajpur 67 Jogipur 100 Hardoi 82
Hardoi 67 Poora 92 Kursath 80
Shahabad 63 Laudh Khera 92 Madhoganj 79
Sandila 60 Rabiapur 91 Kachhauna Patseni 75
Bisauli 91 Beniganj 74
Khwazapur 90 Bilgram 70
Newada 90 Mallawan 69
Shankarpur 90 Sandi 68
Mathura Garhi 89 Sandila 66

Workers profile

Hardoi has 32% (about 13.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 12% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hardoi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.2% 23.7% 8.5% 67.8%
Male 49.8% 39.5% 10.3% 50.2%
Female 11.9% 5.5% 6.5% 88.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Hardoi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Lonhra 21.7 Sandila 24.6
Khaju Rahrn 21.3 Sandi 12
Katri Chhochhpur 19.7 Mallawan 11.8
Kurseli 18.7 Shahabad 9.7
Manghgawn 17.7 Kachhauna Patseni 6.6
Rabha 17.6 Hardoi 6.4
Dahalitha 17 Hardoi 6.4
Bhatpur 16.5 Madhoganj 6
Tikari 16.3 Pali 5.7
Hathaura 15.7 Pihani 5