Allahabad District, with population of about 59.5 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Allahabad district is 5482 km2 and it is the 5th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1086 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Allahabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 14 lakh and Bara is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.7 lakh.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 59.5 lakh people, among them about 31.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 28.2 lakh (47%) 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 Allahabad district is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 9.8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 44.8 lakh) live in Allahabad District rural part and 25% (about 14.7 lakh) population live in the Allahabad District urban part. Rural population density of Allahabad district is 849 and urban population density is 7258 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Allahabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,954,391 4,636,585 1,309,851 7,955 885,355
Male 3,131,807 2,440,461 687,076 4,270 467,694
Female 2,822,584 2,196,124 622,775 3,685 417,661

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Allahabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Allahabad 1395816 Bamrouli Uparhar 14376 Allahabad 1168385
Handia 944717 Mau Aima 13878 Allahabad 1112544
Phulpur 859421 Ram Nagar 11860 Lal Gopalganj Nindaura 28288
Soraon 823190 Barokhar 11815 Allahabad 26944
Karchhana 606924 Karma 10963 Phulpur 22998
Meja 579879 Manda Khas 10537 Handia 21798
Koraon 378839 Diha Uperhar 10411 Jhusi Kohna 20023
Bara 365605 Gohri 10207 Mau Aima 19645
Mungari 9671 Shankargarh 17785
Panasa Uperhar 9124 Bharatganj 16345

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 897 in Muslims are 937.

Religion wise population 2011 - Allahabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,954,391 5,102,041 796,756 13,782 4,377 4,391 2,247 305 30,492
Male 3,131,807 2,690,233 411,400 6,958 2,366 2,344 1,194 172 17,140
Female 2,822,584 2,411,808 385,356 6,824 2,011 2,047 1,053 133 13,352

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 22.2% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 19.2%. General caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 86.2% and child population has decreased by -1.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.6% 19.9% 23% 86.2% -1.6%
Male 19.2% 18.3% 22.4% 82.7% -0.3%
Female 22.2% 21.8% 23.6% 90.3% -3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 906 and in schedule tribe is 863. There are 893 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 26 8 35 -24
2011 901 900 906 863 893
2001 879 874 898 828 917

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Handia 937 Govindapur Ratipur 6667 Chak Babura Alimabad 1005
Soraon 927 Basegit 2197 Lal Gopalganj Nindaura 942
Phulpur 923 Bigahana 2045 Koraon 936
Meja 918 Jayantipur 2000 Jasra 933
Koraon 909 Babuwapur 1994 Mau Aima 931
Karchhana 907 Chak Hanuman 1875 Bharatganj 930
Bara 899 Chack Baher 1786 Jhusi Kohna 928
Allahabad 840 Majhiari Bahelia 1637 Nivi 928
Malla 1579 Sarai Abdulmalik 919
Kolahi 1545 Phulpur 916

Literacy

Total about 36.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 22 lakh are male and about 14.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Allahabad is 72%. 83% of male and 61% 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 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total Male Female
Change 10.2% 6.8% 14.6%
2011 72.3% 82.6% 61%
2001 62.1% 75.8% 46.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Allahabad 82 Tikrohini Khurd 98 Chak Imam Ali 91
Meja 71 Antari Kalan 97 Jhusi Kohna 88
Phulpur 71 Chamaripur 96 Allahabad 85
Handia 70 Chak Daud Nagar 96 Allahabad 85
Karchhana 69 Ledar 96 Sarai Abdulmalik 81
Soraon 69 Nidauri 96 Pura Pandey 80
Bara 68 Babhanpur Dera Gadai 95 Sirsa 80
Koraon 65 Ibrahimpur Majara Kataka Gaira 95 Jasra 78
Kathar 95 Mau Aima 78
Chak Gulam Mohmmad 94 Sarai Lahur Urf Lahurpur 78

Workers profile

Allahabad has 35% (about 21.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 24% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Allahabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.5% 21.6% 13.9% 64.5%
Male 45.5% 31.3% 14.2% 54.5%
Female 24.3% 10.8% 13.5% 75.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Allahabad