Kanpur Dehat District, with population of about 18 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 18th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kanpur Dehat district is 3021 km2 and it is the 32nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 595 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Akbarpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.3 lakh and Sikandra is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.8 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18 lakh people, among them about 9.6 lakh (54%) are male and about 8.3 lakh (46%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanpur Dehat district is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 3.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 16.2 lakh) live in Kanpur Dehat District rural part and 10% (about 1.7 lakh) population live in the Kanpur Dehat District urban part. Rural population density of Kanpur Dehat district is 552 and urban population density is 2145 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur Dehat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,796,184 1,334,839 460,544 801 251,965
Male 963,255 714,662 248,195 398 132,839
Female 832,929 620,177 212,349 403 119,126

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Kanpur Dehat

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Akbarpur 532513 Bara 13425 Pukhrayan 24258
Bhognipur 382265 Rajpur 10867 Jhinjhak 24027
Rasulabad 322466 Asalatganj 9493 Rasulabad 22196
Derapur 280186 Fattepur 9492 Akbarpur 20445
Sikandra 278754 Kashipur 9209 Rura 16233
Ratanpur Khas 8624 Sikandra 13580
Kishaura 8068 Amraudha 10436
Baghpur 7711 Raniyan 10011
Bhoganipur 7464 Gausganj 8700
Sarwan Khera 7318 Shivli 8621

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 860 in Muslims are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanpur Dehat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,796,184 1,612,968 176,327 1,300 478 819 155 103 4,034
Male 963,255 867,065 92,642 694 261 432 92 64 2,005
Female 832,929 745,903 83,685 606 217 387 63 39 2,029

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.8% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 14.1%. General caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 109.7% and child population has decreased by -10.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Dehat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% 13.6% 18.6% 109.7% -10.2%
Male 14.1% 12.9% 17.6% 114% -10.4%
Female 15.8% 14.5% 19.7% 105.6% -9.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 865 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, in schedule caste is 856 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 897 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Dehat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 13 16 -41 5
2011 865 868 856 1013 897
2001 852 855 840 1054 892

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kanpur Dehat

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhognipur 870 Faizullapur 1294 Derapur 929
Akbarpur 868 Chak Nauniyan 1258 Ahrauli Shekh 915
Derapur 864 Rura (Dehat) 1255 Jhinjhak 900
Sikandra 859 Chak Todarpur 1167 Gausganj 895
Rasulabad 858 Nihawana 1150 Rura 894
Katra Aima 190 Mustafabad 1138 Pukhrayan 893
Sarkaura 1129 Rasulabad 890
Dalelpur 1079 Akbarpur 887
Madwai 1075 Shivli 886
Budhera Bhoganipur 1067 Sikandra 879

Literacy

Total about 11.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.9 lakh are male and about 4.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur Dehat is 76%. 83% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Dehat

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 7.0% 12.3%
2011 75.8% 83.4% 66.9%
2001 66.4% 76.4% 54.6%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kanpur Dehat

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Akbarpur 77 Bijahara Sikandara Kachhar 100 Rura 86
Derapur 77 Durga Daspur 97 Pukhrayan 85
Rasulabad 76 Duli Chandpur 95 Shivli 85
Sikandra 75 Mirpur 93 Jhinjhak 85
Bhognipur 74 Tipu 93 Raniyan 82
Kripalpur 92 Ahrauli Shekh 81
Bhatuamau 92 Gausganj 77
Jarhuli 92 Derapur 77
Ajeemabad 91 Rasulabad 76
Barapur 91 Akbarpur 75

Workers profile

Kanpur Dehat has 35% (about 6.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 16% 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 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur Dehat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 25% 10% 65%
Male 51.3% 40.1% 11.2% 48.7%
Female 16.2% 7.5% 8.7% 83.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kanpur Dehat

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kaprahat 24.8 Derapur 15.5
Kashipur 24 Pukhrayan 15
Asalatganj 22.8 Amraudha 9.5
Bara 21.4 Rasulabad 8
Bacheet Purwa 15.8 Jhinjhak 5.4
Rasoolabad Dehat 15.6 Sikandra 5.3
Sithau Purwa 15.5 Raniyan 5
Jaisalpura Mahdewa 14.8 Rura 5
Kishunpur 13.6 Akbarpur 5
Chapar Ghata 13.4 Shivli 4