Kanpur Nagar District, with population of about 45.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 6th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kanpur Nagar district is 3155 km2 and it is the 34th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1452 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Kanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 34.7 lakh and Bilhaur is the least populous sub district with population of about 5.3 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Kanpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; and Kanpur Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The district is home to about 45.8 lakh people, among them about 24.6 lakh (54%) are male and about 21.2 lakh (46%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanpur Nagar district is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% 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 30.2 lakh) live in Kanpur Nagar District urban part and 34% (about 15.7 lakh) population live in the Kanpur Nagar District rural part. Rural population density of Kanpur Nagar district is 553 and urban population density is 9341 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,581,268 3,760,761 816,754 3,753 509,924
Male 2,459,806 2,018,095 439,603 2,108 272,268
Female 2,121,462 1,742,666 377,151 1,645 237,656

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Kanpur Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Kanpur 3470334 Sachendi Urf Chacheri 19424 Kanpur 2768057
Ghatampur 580909 Sarsaul 16887 Kanpur 2765348
Bilhaur 530025 Patara 14303 Kanpur 108534
Binaur 11894 Ghatampur 40623
Bagdodhi Bangar 9969 Northern Railway Colony 20916
Pura 9791 Bilhaur 20493
Paras 9774 Armapur Estate 15463
Kathara 9462 Shivrajpur 11948
Makanpur 9109 Bithoor 11300
Koriyan 8749 Choubepur Kalan 10785

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 854 in Muslims are 906.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,581,268 3,792,174 720,660 15,751 29,676 2,733 5,710 589 13,975
Male 2,459,806 2,045,599 378,194 8,117 15,785 1,455 2,895 308 7,453
Female 2,121,462 1,746,575 342,466 7,634 13,891 1,278 2,815 281 6,522

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 41.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 10.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 9.5%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 83% and child population has decreased by -13.8% in the district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 8.1% 19.1% 83% -13.8%
Male 9.5% 7.5% 19% 95.5% -14%
Female 10.4% 8.7% 19.2% 69.1% -13.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 862 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 864, in schedule caste is 858 and in schedule tribe is 780. There are 873 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 10 2 -123 4
2011 862 864 858 780 873
2001 855 854 856 903 869

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bilhaur 870 Gangpur Kachhar 1324 Chakeri 979
Ghatampur 867 Kamalpur 1200 Ghatampur 904
Kanpur 860 Ishwarikhera 1167 Choubepur Kalan 902
Gambhir Pur Dakshin 1138 Shivrajpur 901
Rajarampur 1064 Armapur Estate 895
Bojha 1056 Bilhaur 891
Pure Balan 1040 Kanpur 857
Mureri 1039 Kanpur 857
Kishunpurmajhawan 1030 Bithoor 856
Bahrampur 1021 Northern Railway Colony 855

Literacy

Total about 32.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 18.3 lakh are male and about 14.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur Nagar is 80%. 84% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 3.3% 7.6%
2011 79.7% 83.6% 75.1%
2001 74.4% 80.3% 67.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kanpur 81 Katrijamda 100 Chakeri 90
Bilhaur 76 Arajimajhawan 100 Armapur Estate 89
Ghatampur 73 Taksimpur 98 Choubepur Kalan 84
Para Pratappur 94 Kanpur 82
Kakrali 94 Kanpur 82
Paigupur Kachhar 93 Bithoor 81
Bahlolpur 93 Shivrajpur 80
Gadan Khera 92 Kanpur 79
Jafrabad 92 Ghatampur 76
Kandhauli 92 Northern Railway Colony 74

Workers profile

Kanpur Nagar has 34% (about 15.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 13% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 26.8% 7.5% 65.7%
Male 52.8% 43.4% 9.5% 47.2%
Female 12.8% 7.6% 5.2% 87.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kanpur Nagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Katridomanpur 19.5 Kanpur 266.7
Binaur 17.7 Kanpur 266.7
Paras 17.7 Kanpur 17
Sarsaul 17.3 Bithoor 8.7
Patara 17 Chakeri 6
Koriyan 16.1 Armapur Estate 5.8
Targaon Ghatampur 16 Northern Railway Colony 4.7
Kathara 15 Shivrajpur 4.2
Samuhi 14.3 Ghatampur 4
Khyora Katari 14.2 Bilhaur 3