Rae Bareli District, with population of about 34.1 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 27th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rae Bareli district is 4609 km2 and it is the 10th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 739 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Rae Bareli is the most populous sub district with population of about 8.3 lakh and Dalmau is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.9 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 34.1 lakh people, among them about 17.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 16.5 lakh (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rae Bareli district is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 31 lakh) live in Rae Bareli District rural part and 9% (about 3.1 lakh) population live in the Rae Bareli District urban part. Rural population density of Rae Bareli district is 683 and urban population density is 4027 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rae Bareli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,405,559 2,373,436 1,030,367 1,756 482,517
Male 1,752,542 1,224,931 526,735 876 250,501
Female 1,653,017 1,148,505 503,632 880 232,016

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Rae Bareli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Rae Bareli 831147 Bahadurpur Da Jayas 17595 Rae Bareli 191316
Lalganj 521260 Bela Bhela 16623 Jais 26735
Tiloi 502052 Itaura Buzurg 13851 Lalganj 23124
Salon 499802 Nasirabad 13648 Salon 14757
Maharajganj 433664 Uncha Har Dehat 13365 Bachhrawan 12521
Unchahar 324885 Inhauna 13049 Parsadepur 11853
Dalmau 292749 Korihar 12351 Unchahar 11033
Deeh 12110 Dalmau 9983
Bawan Buzurg Valla 11754 Maharajganj 6673
Bhitar Gaon 10841

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% 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 940 in Muslims are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rae Bareli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,405,559 2,975,998 413,243 3,634 2,424 722 397 602 8,539
Male 1,752,542 1,534,217 210,087 1,889 1,289 393 202 306 4,159
Female 1,653,017 1,441,781 203,156 1,745 1,135 329 195 296 4,380

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.1% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 19%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -2.6% and child population has decreased by -9.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rae Bareli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.6% 17.9% 20.3% -2.6% -9.1%
Male 19% 18.2% 21% -5.5% -8.4%
Female 18.1% 17.5% 19.5% 0.6% -9.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 956 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 8 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 - Rae Bareli

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -6 -13 61 -15
2011 943 938 956 1005 926
2001 951 944 969 944 941

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Rae Bareli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Salon 970 Sikandarabad 3000 Salon 973
Unchahar 952 Haripur Aht. 2000 Unchahar 969
Tiloi 951 Chak Nasirpur 1857 Parsadepur 965
Dalmau 945 Sekhapur 1354 Bachhrawan 934
Lalganj 936 Kodri 1338 Jais 931
Maharajganj 931 Daspur 1333 Dalmau 924
Rae Bareli 930 Jai Gopalpur 1333 Rae Bareli 915
Lodipur 1324 Maharajganj 915
Balabhaddarpur 1263 Lalganj 914
Mera Mau 1254

Literacy

Total about 19.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 11.7 lakh are male and about 8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rae Bareli is 67%. 78% of male and 56% 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 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rae Bareli

Total Male Female
Change 13.5% 10.0% 17.0%
2011 67.3% 77.6% 56.3%
2001 53.8% 67.6% 39.3%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Rae Bareli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Lalganj 75 Bhupatpur Mu. 100 Lalganj 86
Rae Bareli 70 Khaspari 100 Bachhrawan 82
Dalmau 69 Gegaso Aht. 100 Rae Bareli 81
Unchahar 67 Sidhaur Tara Aht. 100 Unchahar 81
Maharajganj 66 Sanhe Mau 96 Maharajganj 81
Salon 61 Purushottampur Mu. 94 Dalmau 78
Tiloi 60 Terui 94 Salon 74
Basu Gari 93 Parsadepur 66
Sultanpur Aaima 93 Jais 62
Dariyapur 92

Workers profile

Rae Bareli has 35% (about 12 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 20% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rae Bareli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.4% 18.9% 16.4% 64.6%
Male 49.5% 29.7% 19.8% 50.5%
Female 20.4% 7.5% 12.9% 79.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Rae Bareli

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bagaha 32.3 Rae Bareli 50.1
Bahadurpur Da Jayas 24.4 Dalmau 8.4
Bawan Buzurg Valla 23.3 Parsadepur 6
Bela Bhela 21.2 Lalganj 4.1
Itaura Buzurg 20.1 Bachhrawan 2.2
Johwa Sharki 19.4 Maharajganj 1.7
Rorwa 19 Unchahar 1.7
Birnawan 16 Salon 1.5
Mau 15.4 Jais 0.8
Lodhwari 15.2