Hamirpur District, with population of about 11 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 3rd least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Hamirpur district is 4021 km2 and it is the 25th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 275 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Hamirpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.6 lakh and Sarila is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.7 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 11 lakh people, among them about 5.9 lakh (54%) are male and about 5.1 lakh (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hamirpur district is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 81% (about 8.9 lakh) live in Hamirpur District rural part and 19% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Hamirpur District urban part. Rural population density of Hamirpur district is 224 and urban population density is 6262 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hamirpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,104,285 862,613 241,198 474 154,355
Male 593,537 463,009 130,269 259 81,834
Female 510,748 399,604 110,929 215 72,521

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Hamirpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Hamirpur 364464 Muskera 14138 Rath 65056
Maudaha 351163 Gehrauli (Par Muskera) 10942 Maudaha 40003
Rath 218981 Ingohata 10388 Sumerpur 39132
Sarila 169677 Biwanr 10386 Hamirpur 35475
Terha 7363 Sumerpur 27587
Surauli Buzurg Danda 7115 Kurara 13408
Artra 6787 Sarila 9271
Patara Danda 6597 Gohand 7503
Umari 6340
Khandeh 6294

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 858 in Muslims are 891.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hamirpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,104,285 1,010,014 91,269 814 196 74 41 273 1,604
Male 593,537 543,714 48,272 457 95 43 24 135 797
Female 510,748 466,300 42,997 357 101 31 17 138 807

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 6.4% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 185.5% and child population has decreased by -18.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hamirpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.8% 7.1% 1.4% 185.5% -18.2%
Male 5.3% 6.6% 0.7% 178.5% -17.5%
Female 6.4% 7.6% 2.3% 194.5% -19%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 861 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 863, in schedule caste is 852 and in schedule tribe is 830. There are 886 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hamirpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 8 14 45 -17
2011 861 863 852 830 886
2001 851 855 838 785 903

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rath 876 Akhaipur 1400 Rath 882
Hamirpur 859 Nirni 1381 Maudaha 881
Maudaha 857 Barethi 1200 Sarila 868
Sarila 853 Sarha 1181 Hamirpur 864
Nauranga 1079 Sumerpur 861
Bhaura Danda 1041 Sumerpur 861
Sijnaura 1041 Kurara 859
Shuklahari 1031 Gohand 831
Bilgaon 1004
Jamrehi Teer Danda 1000

Literacy

Total about 6.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.1 lakh are male and about 2.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hamirpur is 69%. 80% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hamirpur

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 7.9% 15.8%
2011 68.8% 79.8% 55.9%
2001 57.4% 71.9% 40.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Hamirpur 70 Musahi 100 Hamirpur 83
Maudaha 69 Kushama 90 Sumerpur 80
Rath 68 Bhabhaura 89 Sumerpur 79
Sarila 66 Barethi 87 Maudaha 79
Chhirawal 87 Kurara 76
Sarseda Maf 86 Rath 73
Churha 82 Sarila 70
Behrela 82 Gohand 69
Kanjauli 81
Para Ojhi Danda 80

Workers profile

Hamirpur has 40% (about 4.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 26% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hamirpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.2% 26.3% 13.9% 59.8%
Male 52% 39.3% 12.7% 48%
Female 26.5% 11.2% 15.2% 73.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Hamirpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Muskura Khurd 49.8 Rath 8.1
Sumerpur Rural 37.5 Sumerpur 7.5
Patara Danda 37.5 Sumerpur 7.5
Terha 35.9 Maudaha 6.1
Jigini 35.6 Hamirpur 3.9
Artra 34 Kurara 2.3
Surauli Buzurg Danda 33.1 Gohand 2
Gehrauli (Par Muskera) 31.1 Sarila 1.5
Kurara Rural 29
Islampur 28.5