Mahoba District, with population of about 8.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahoba district is 3144 km2 and it is the 33rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 279 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Mahoba is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.8 lakh and Charkhari is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 8.8 lakh people, among them about 4.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.1 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 Mahoba district is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 6.9 lakh) live in Mahoba District rural part and 21% (about 1.9 lakh) population live in the Mahoba District urban part. Rural population density of Mahoba district is 222 and urban population density is 6642 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahoba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 875,958 654,413 220,898 647 128,129
Male 466,358 348,614 117,389 355 67,720
Female 409,600 305,799 103,509 292 60,409

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Mahoba

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Mahoba 383583 Jaitpur 18783 Mahoba 95216
Kulpahar 336968 Panwari 15047 Kabrai 28564
Charkhari 155407 Sri Nagar 13903 Charkhari 27760
Gauodhi 11858 Kul Pahar 20096
Supa 7527 Kharela 13745
Mudhari 7480
Sugira 6916
Ajnar 6229
Nanaora 5871
Khanna 5644

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% 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 876 in Muslims are 912.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahoba

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 875,958 815,142 57,454 965 389 94 234 157 1,523
Male 466,358 434,523 30,053 505 212 43 133 76 813
Female 409,600 380,619 27,401 460 177 51 101 81 710

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 23.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 24.6% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 22.8%. General caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 895.4% and child population has decreased by -4.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahoba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.6% 24.5% 21% 895.4% -4.9%
Male 22.8% 23.6% 20.2% 1009.4% -4.4%
Female 24.6% 25.4% 21.9% 784.8% -5.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 878 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 877, in schedule caste is 882 and in schedule tribe is 823. There are 892 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 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahoba

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 12 12 -208 -9
2011 878 877 882 823 892
2001 866 865 870 1031 901

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kulpahar 882 Rampura Nauabad 1135 Kul Pahar 900
Mahoba 877 Jardin Ganj 1100 Mahoba 887
Charkhari 874 Kulkuwan 1085 Charkhari 887
Sela Khalsa 1053 Kabrai 877
Mahoba 1044 Kharela 862
Basariya Panwari 1043
Amanpura 1040
Rajauni 1024
Pathari Kadim 1019
Gopalpura 1017

Literacy

Total about 4.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahoba is 65%. 76% of male and 53% 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 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahoba

Total Male Female
Change 12.0% 8.1% 16.8%
2011 65.3% 75.8% 53.2%
2001 53.3% 67.7% 36.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Charkhari 66 Jakhi 100 Kul Pahar 76
Mahoba 66 Bhati Pura 100 Mahoba 75
Kulpahar 64 Jardin Ganj 93 Charkhari 74
Patha 90 Kharela 70
Alipura 87 Kabrai 69
Pura 85
Jatewra 84
Imalikhera 83
Lataura 81
Jamala 80

Workers profile

Mahoba has 40% (about 3.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 27% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahoba

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.9% 27.3% 12.7% 60.1%
Male 50.9% 39.6% 11.2% 49.1%
Female 27.5% 13.2% 14.3% 72.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mahoba

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kharela 63.6 Mahoba 12.2
Kulpahar(Rural) 48.7 Charkhari 5
Gauodhi 44.5 Kharela 4
Supa 40.6 Kabrai 4
Chhikahra 30.5 Kul Pahar 2.8
Sijahri 28
Sirsi Kalan 27.8
Surha 26.7
Pahra 25
Gudha 24.8