Unnao District, with population of about 31.1 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 31st most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Unnao district is 4558 km2 and it is the 13th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 682 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Unnao is the most populous sub district with population of about 8.8 lakh and Bighapur is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.4 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 31.1 lakh people, among them about 16.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 14.8 lakh (48%) 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 Unnao district is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 5.9 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 25.8 lakh) live in Unnao District rural part and 17% (about 5.3 lakh) population live in the Unnao District urban part. Rural population density of Unnao district is 577 and urban population density is 5986 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Unnao

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,108,367 2,156,853 948,588 2,926 435,915
Male 1,630,087 1,134,042 494,487 1,558 227,015
Female 1,478,280 1,022,811 454,101 1,368 208,900

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Unnao

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Unnao 876918 Mawai 14690 Unnao 177658
Hasanganj 719998 Makhi 13786 Gangaghat 84072
Safipur 711612 Kursath Rural 13484 Bangarmau 44204
Purwa 459539 Hilauli 13318 Katri Piper Khera 26475
Bighapur 340300 Akohari 13167 Safipur 25688
Gulriha 12482 Majhara Pipar Ahatmali 25310
Targaon 11683 Purwa 24467
Bhaoli 11171 Maurawan 15484
Hadha 10812 Mohan 15071
Lauwasingan Khera 9984 Nawabganj 11545

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 903 in Muslims are 936.

Religion wise population 2011 - Unnao

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,108,367 2,732,016 363,453 3,574 1,204 920 240 31 6,929
Male 1,630,087 1,435,768 187,714 1,871 618 478 122 14 3,502
Female 1,478,280 1,296,248 175,739 1,703 586 442 118 17 3,427

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.7% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 14.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 205.7% and child population has decreased by -8.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Unnao

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 15.2% 14.7% 205.7% -8.5%
Male 14.6% 14.6% 14.4% 199% -8.4%
Female 15.7% 15.9% 15% 213.8% -8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 920 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Unnao

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 10 5 41 -3
2011 907 902 918 878 920
2001 898 892 913 837 923

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bighapur 964 Chautari Kalan Mustahkam 5500 Bhagwant Nagar 1037
Purwa 921 Jangli Khurd 3018 Kursath 957
Hasanganj 898 Chak Nihali Khera 2000 Achalganj 947
Unnao 898 Thakkea Kamruddeen Pur 1573 Nawabganj 934
Safipur 891 Manpur Gair Ahtmali 1533 Purwa 933
Gosai Khera 1381 Safipur 932
Ramakhera 1349 Bighapur 927
Dilwal 1333 Bangarmau 923
Tanda Meeta 1301 Hyderabad 923
Anuikhera 1248 Auras 920

Literacy

Total about 17.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 10.5 lakh are male and about 7.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Unnao is 66%. 75% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Unnao

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 8.8% 15.2%
2011 66.4% 75.1% 56.8%
2001 54.6% 66.3% 41.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bighapur 73 Kasba Ramahimmat 100 Unnao 82
Unnao 71 Seshpur Rural 100 Majhara Pipar Ahatmali 81
Purwa 65 Ganeshikhera 94 Bighapur 81
Hasanganj 62 Mavaiya 94 Gangaghat 79
Safipur 62 Bay 91 Katri Piper Khera 79
Murha 91 Ugu 75
Kalhe Pur 90 Achalganj 73
Gopal Pur 90 Purwa 72
Lahiya 88 Nawabganj 71
Danda Mau 88 Fatehpur Chaurasi 70

Workers profile

Unnao has 36% (about 11.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 19% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Unnao

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.2% 24.5% 11.7% 63.8%
Male 52.2% 39.6% 12.6% 47.8%
Female 18.5% 7.9% 10.6% 81.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Unnao

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Akohari 26.2 Unnao 21.5
Mawai 24.9 Safipur 8.5
Gulriha 24.5 Auras 5
Hilauli 23.1 Ganj Muradabad 5
Targaon 22.5 Gangaghat 4.9
Makhi 22.2 Kursath 4.3
Kantha 21.6 Maurawan 4
Pariyar 21.1 Mohan 4
Lauwasingan Khera 20.2 Purwa 3.7
Kursath Rural 19.1 Bangarmau 3.5