Etawah District, with population of about 15.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 11th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Etawah district is 2311 km2 and it is the 16th smallest 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 Etawah is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.9 lakh and Saifai is the least populous sub district with population of about 95 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 15.8 lakh people, among them about 8.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.4 lakh (47%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Etawah district is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 77% (about 12.2 lakh) live in Etawah District rural part and 23% (about 3.7 lakh) population live in the Etawah District urban part. Rural population density of Etawah district is 538 and urban population density is 7242 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Etawah

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,581,810 1,193,358 388,283 169 227,470
Male 845,856 637,036 208,731 89 121,295
Female 735,954 556,322 179,552 80 106,175

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Etawah

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Etawah 591152 Pratapner 11720 Etawah 256838
Bharthana 534090 Takha 10969 Bharthana 44120
Jaswantnagar 214678 Kudrail 10818 Jaswantnagar 28164
Chakarnagar 146827 Sarsai Nawar 10762 Bakewar 14965
Saifai 95063 Kamet 9553 Ekdil 11310
Moonj 8135 Lakhna 10902
Basrehar 7606
Chakar Nagar 7565
Dharwar 7405
Birari 7391

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 866 in Muslims are 920.

Religion wise population 2011 - Etawah

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,581,810 1,457,892 113,961 1,362 1,045 1,733 3,917 94 1,806
Male 845,856 781,252 59,346 717 567 912 2,058 51 953
Female 735,954 676,640 54,615 645 478 821 1,859 43 853

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19.1% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 956.3% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Etawah

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.1% 16.4% 23.9% 956.3% -4.1%
Male 17.4% 15.7% 22.7% 641.7% -3.1%
Female 19.1% 17.2% 25.3% 1900% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 870 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 899. There are 875 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Etawah

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 11 18 566 -20
2011 870 873 860 899 875
2001 858 862 842 333 895

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Etawah 878 Lakhanpur Ghar 2426 Bakewar 910
Jaswantnagar 877 Barcholi 1115 Ekdil 903
Bharthana 869 Maha Singh Pur 1111 Bharthana 901
Saifai 865 Saidpur 1073 Lakhna 898
Chakarnagar 834 Durgapur 1050 Etawah 896
Basaiya Har 1044 Jaswantnagar 885
Bhilona 1035
Nagla Lekhi 1032
Bhaupura 1030
Padampur 1029

Literacy

Total about 10.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.2 lakh are male and about 4.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Etawah is 78%. 86% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Etawah

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 6.2% 12.2%
2011 78.4% 86.1% 69.6%
2001 69.6% 79.9% 57.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bharthana 79 Nayepura 99 Lakhna 88
Etawah 79 Lodhupura 96 Bharthana 86
Jaswantnagar 77 Ramaupur 94 Etawah 82
Chakarnagar 76 Fatehpura 93 Bakewar 81
Saifai 75 Chamarpur Rudrapur 92 Jaswantnagar 78
Kachpura Beebamau 92 Ekdil 75
Gyanpur Janewrasi 92
Kalyanpur Ayara 91
Guraiya 90
Nagla Khanta 90

Workers profile

Etawah has 32% (about 5.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 13% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Etawah

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32% 22.9% 9.1% 68%
Male 48.9% 38.1% 10.9% 51.1%
Female 12.5% 5.4% 7.2% 87.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Etawah

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sarsai Nawar 26 Etawah 28.9
Pratapner 23.2 Bharthana 6
Takha 20.4 Jaswantnagar 5.8
Moonj 20.3 Bakewar 4
Sindaus 18.9 Ekdil 3
Kandhesi Dhar 16 Lakhna 2.9
Hanumantpur 15.9
Baralokpur 15.9
Kudrail 15.5
Bauth 15.3