Banda District, with population of about 18 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 19th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Banda district is 4408 km2 and it is the 16th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 408 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Banda is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.6 lakh and Naraini is the least populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18 lakh people, among them about 9.7 lakh (54%) are male and about 8.3 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 Banda district is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 3.2 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 15.2 lakh) live in Banda District rural part and 15% (about 2.8 lakh) population live in the Banda District urban part. Rural population density of Banda district is 350 and urban population density is 4575 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,799,410 1,411,392 387,855 163 294,972
Male 965,876 757,610 208,184 82 155,080
Female 833,534 653,782 179,671 81 139,892

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Banda

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Banda 664064 Baberu Dehat 19967 Banda 160473
Baberu 479025 Marka 15563 Banda 154428
Atarra 360838 Kamasin 13470 Atarra 47419
Naraini 295483 Atarra (Rural) 13453 Baberu 15156
Tindwara 12880 Naraini 13400
Hardoulee 12087 Bisanda Buzurg 11611
Korrahee 11653 Tindwari 11113
Khaptiha Kalan 10809 Mataundh 9371
Mahokhar 10578 Oran 7212
Gudha Kalan 9871

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 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 858 in Muslims are 917.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,799,410 1,637,549 157,612 1,367 231 168 916 50 1,517
Male 965,876 881,343 82,213 757 133 93 483 33 821
Female 833,534 756,206 75,399 610 98 75 433 17 696

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 17% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 17.3% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16.9%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 201.9% and child population has decreased by -2.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17% 16% 21.1% 201.9% -2.8%
Male 16.9% 15.8% 20.7% 215.4% -2.1%
Female 17.3% 16.1% 21.7% 189.3% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 863 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 863, in schedule caste is 863 and in schedule tribe is 988. There are 902 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 2 7 -89 -15
2011 863 863 863 988 902
2001 860 861 856 1077 917

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Atarra 869 Dahuri 1500 Bisanda Buzurg 892
Naraini 864 Nasaratpur 1333 Atarra 889
Baberu 862 Dhudhur 1300 Mataundh 889
Banda 860 Sonahulee 1186 Banda 881
Kolaura 1171 Banda 880
Goremau Khurd 1143 Baberu 880
Mahabara 1085 Tindwari 879
Haripur 1083 Oran 862
Goharwa 1083 Naraini 856
Basdhari 1081

Literacy

Total about 10 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.3 lakh are male and about 3.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banda is 67%. 78% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banda

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 8.5% 16.9%
2011 66.7% 77.8% 53.7%
2001 54.4% 69.3% 36.8%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Banda 72 Lad Pahari 100 Banda 82
Atarra 65 Ajitpur 92 Banda 82
Naraini 63 Chakk Mafi 90 Baberu 81
Baberu 63 Udakee Mafee 87 Atarra 79
Sahoorpur 87 Naraini 77
Pahari Mafi 86 Tindwari 75
Gauri Khurd 84 Bisanda Buzurg 71
Jahangirabad 83 Oran 70
Lakheepur 83 Mataundh 68
Amchauli 83

Workers profile

Banda has 39% (about 7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 26% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39% 26.9% 12.1% 61%
Male 50.2% 39.8% 10.4% 49.8%
Female 26% 11.9% 14.1% 74%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Banda

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mataundh(Gramin) 57.4 Banda 16
Marka 47.6 Banda 16
Khaptiha Kalan 43.3 Atarra 10
Atarra (Rural) 35.7 Baberu 5
Gadariya 35.2 Tindwari 4.5
Murwal 31.4 Bisanda Buzurg 4.3
Bisanda (Rural) 31 Oran 4
Gudha Kalan 30.4 Mataundh 3
Mau 29.6 Naraini 2
Sadha 28.1