Lucknow District, with population of about 45.9 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 5th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lucknow district is 2528 km2 and it is the 22nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1816 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Lucknow is the most populous sub district with population of about 33.9 lakh and Bakshi Ka Talab is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.5 lakh.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Lucknow Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The district is home to about 45.9 lakh people, among them about 23.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 22 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lucknow district is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8.6 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 66% (about 30.4 lakh) live in Lucknow District urban part and 34% (about 15.5 lakh) population live in the Lucknow District rural part. Rural population density of Lucknow district is 754 and urban population density is 6456 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,589,838 3,634,038 948,294 7,506 543,641
Male 2,394,476 1,891,641 498,799 4,036 283,952
Female 2,195,362 1,742,397 449,495 3,470 259,689

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Lucknow

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Lucknow 3391208 Khargapur Jagir 15658 Lucknow 2817105
Mohanlalganj 480523 Bijnor 14105 Lucknow 63003
Malihabad 368453 Mau 13655 Bakshi Ka Talab 49166
Bakshi Ka Talab 349654 Jindaur 12323 Kakori 19403
Samesee 11646 Malihabad 17818
Banthra Sikander Pur 10989 Amethi 13530
Jugor 9478 Kalli Pashchim 12157
Khargapur 9459 Sarsawan 10655
Saspan 8378 Nagram 10648
Utrawan 8316 Gosainganj 9649

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 908 in Muslims are 947 and in Sikhs are 900.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lucknow

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,589,838 3,537,787 985,070 20,493 23,883 3,877 4,975 504 13,249
Male 2,394,476 1,854,475 505,928 10,079 12,573 2,076 2,508 251 6,586
Female 2,195,362 1,683,312 479,142 10,414 11,310 1,801 2,467 253 6,663

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 28% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 23.9%. General caste population has increased by 26.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 161.7% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.8% 26.7% 22.1% 161.7% -0.8%
Male 23.9% 24.4% 21.6% 164.3% -0.7%
Female 28% 29.3% 22.7% 158.8% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 901 and in schedule tribe is 860. There are 915 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 35 8 -18 0
2011 917 921 901 860 915
2001 888 886 893 878 915

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lucknow 921 Harnam Khera 1750 Lucknow 928
Mohanlalganj 909 Bhagwan Pur 1733 Nagram 924
Malihabad 907 Jamoriya 1500 Sarsawan 921
Bakshi Ka Talab 902 Asti 1388 Gosainganj 920
Sadarapur 1291 Bakshi Ka Talab 916
Deh Ramau 1253 Kalli Pashchim 915
Adampur Naubasta 1140 Kakori 910
Mahmoodpur 1140 Malihabad 909
Visunpur 1132 Amethi 908
Dakhenwara 1121 Mahona 897

Literacy

Total about 31.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 17.4 lakh are male and about 13.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lucknow is 77%. 83% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 6.6% 11.0%
2011 77.3% 82.6% 71.5%
2001 68.7% 76% 60.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Lucknow 81 Katra Nagram 100 Lucknow 86
Bakshi Ka Talab 69 Pahasa 90 Lucknow 82
Mohanlalganj 66 Malak 90 Sarsawan 79
Malihabad 65 Noorpur Bhadarsa 89 Bakshi Ka Talab 74
Khargapur 87 Kalli Pashchim 71
Pahiaajampur 87 Gosainganj 71
Baliyakhera 87 Itaunja 71
Habuapur 87 Malihabad 69
Visunpur 86 Kakori 65
Dadoopur 85 Mahona 63

Workers profile

Lucknow has 34% (about 15.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 14% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lucknow

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.6% 25.1% 8.5% 66.4%
Male 51.2% 40.5% 10.7% 48.8%
Female 14.4% 8.3% 6.1% 85.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Lucknow

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Samesee 21.4 Lucknow 348.8
Piparsand 13 Bakshi Ka Talab 41.9
Kathwara 13 Lucknow 27.6
Nagram 12.8 Kalli Pashchim 11.7
Saspan 11.8 Kakori 9.1
Mati 11.7 Nagram 6.8
Utrawan 11.4 Gosainganj 6
Kasmandi Khurd 11 Malihabad 6
Rahimnagar Padhiyana 10.2 Sarsawan 5.5
Jabarauli 10 Mahona 4.1