Auraiya District, with population of about 13.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 7th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Auraiya district is 2016 km2 and it is the 12th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 684 persons per km2. There are 2 sub districts in the district, among them Auraiya is the most populous sub district with population of about 7 lakh and Bidhuna is the least populous sub district with population of about 6.8 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 13.8 lakh people, among them about 7.4 lakh (54%) are male and about 6.4 lakh (46%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Auraiya district is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 11.5 lakh) live in Auraiya District rural part and 17% (about 2.3 lakh) population live in the Auraiya District urban part. Rural population density of Auraiya district is 587 and urban population density is 3696 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Auraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,379,545 987,773 391,622 150 200,517
Male 740,040 528,536 211,413 91 105,739
Female 639,505 459,237 180,209 59 94,778

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Auraiya

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Auraiya 700707 Harchandpur 11677 Auraiya 87736
Bidhuna 678838 Barauna Kalan 10425 Bidhuna 32252
Sahayal 9825 Babarpur Ajitmal 29284
Sehud 9783 Dibiyapur 27237
Bela 7762 Phaphund 17637
Ruru Khurd 7488 Kasba Khanpur 11938
Umari 7382 Atasu 11568
Rathgaon 7084 Achhalda 9431
Sabahad 7035 Jamuhan 7139
Kudar Kot 6954

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 860 in Muslims are 911.

Religion wise population 2011 - Auraiya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,379,545 1,273,546 101,963 1,004 371 332 228 444 1,657
Male 740,040 684,534 53,366 557 189 182 123 232 857
Female 639,505 589,012 48,597 447 182 150 105 212 800

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 17.5% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.4%. General caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 120.6% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Auraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.9% 15.8% 19.8% 120.6% -6.6%
Male 16.4% 15.5% 18.7% 102.2% -6.8%
Female 17.5% 16.1% 21.2% 156.5% -6.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 864 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 869, in schedule caste is 852 and in schedule tribe is 648. There are 896 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Auraiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 5 17 137 2
2011 864 869 852 648 896
2001 856 864 835 511 894

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bidhuna 867 Kumahapur 2825 Phaphund 920
Auraiya 862 Milak Baghua 1200 Bidhuna 905
Chak Badanpur 1167 Dibiyapur 902
Milak Husainpur Khurd 1095 Kasba Khanpur 899
Purwa Bhadauria Ruru 1085 Auraiya 899
Kundra 1072 Achhalda 885
Nagla Hirmi 1062 Babarpur Ajitmal 879
Jaswantpur 1044 Jamuhan 876
Dinwa Mau 1032 Atasu 855
Milak Husainpur Kalan 1029

Literacy

Total about 9.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.5 lakh are male and about 3.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Auraiya is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Auraiya

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.0% 11.5%
2011 78.9% 86.1% 70.6%
2001 70.5% 80.1% 59.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Auraiya 80 Nakhatpur 100 Dibiyapur 90
Bidhuna 78 Alipur Kamalpur 100 Bidhuna 90
Sundaripur 100 Achhalda 88
Parsottampur 98 Auraiya 87
Sariyapur 97 Babarpur Ajitmal 84
Dharampur 97 Atasu 84
Kakor Khurd 94 Jamuhan 81
Purwa Pandpur 93 Phaphund 79
Amala 93 Kasba Khanpur 66
Jamalpur 93

Workers profile

Auraiya has 32% (about 4.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 12% female population are working population. 39% 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 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Auraiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32% 23.6% 8.4% 68%
Male 49.3% 39.4% 9.8% 50.7%
Female 12.1% 5.3% 6.8% 87.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Auraiya

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sehud 29.1 Bidhuna 10
Barauna Kalan 16.7 Dibiyapur 10
Kursi 16.6 Auraiya 9
Harchandpur 16 Atasu 8
Ruru Khurd 13.8 Kasba Khanpur 8
Sabahad 13.8 Achhalda 6
Rathgaon 13.7 Phaphund 5
Sahayal 12.9 Babarpur Ajitmal 5
Guwari 12.9 Jamuhan 2.4
Ghasara 12.5