Ambedkar Nagar District, with population of about 24 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 30th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ambedkar Nagar district is 2350 km2 and it is the 18th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1020 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Tanda is the most populous sub district with population of about 6 lakh and Bhiti is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.5 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 24 lakh people, among them about 12.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 11.9 lakh (49%) 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 Ambedkar Nagar district is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.7 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 21.2 lakh) live in Ambedkar Nagar District rural part and 12% (about 2.8 lakh) population live in the Ambedkar Nagar District urban part. Rural population density of Ambedkar Nagar district is 939 and urban population density is 2958 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ambedkar Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,397,888 1,806,017 591,125 746 339,229
Male 1,212,410 913,764 298,240 406 175,552
Female 1,185,478 892,253 292,885 340 163,677

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Ambedkar Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Tanda 604096 Hiswar 16006 Akbarpur 111447
Akbarpur 557632 Pratappur Chmurkha 14524 Tanda 95516
Jalalpur 546995 Nugpur 14005 Jalalpur 31972
Allapur 440496 Baskhari 10053 Ashrafpur Kichhauchha 15838
Bhiti 248669 Bhiyav 9426 Iltifatganj Bazar 13136
Midur 8383 Bhulepur 6445
Khaspur 8061 Jalalpur Dehat 6376
Mangoradila 8006
Balrampur 7285
Muserpur 7036

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 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 991.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ambedkar Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,397,888 1,985,654 401,678 2,536 869 1,817 235 33 5,066
Male 1,212,410 1,004,995 201,743 1,329 457 926 106 17 2,837
Female 1,185,478 980,659 199,935 1,207 412 891 129 16 2,229

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.3% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 18.3%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 421.7% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 17.9% 19.3% 421.7% -13.7%
Male 18.3% 17.7% 20.1% 395.1% -13.3%
Female 18.3% 18.2% 18.6% 457.4% -14.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 837. There are 932 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ambedkar Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 4 -12 93 -10
2011 978 976 982 837 932
2001 978 972 994 744 942

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Allapur 1004 Govardhanpur Tivari 4750 Iltifatganj Bazar 983
Bhiti 992 Aarajee Sunderpur 1530 Ashrafpur Kichhauchha 965
Akbarpur 979 Sondhu 1521 Jalalpur Dehat 954
Jalalpur 977 Kodri 1500 Akbarpur 944
Tanda 952 Kalyanpur Urf Talukedar 1447 Tanda 932
Mirjapur Indaipur 1439 Jalalpur 930
Aulaudenpur 1401 Bhulepur 908
Dondawa 1400
Bhavanpur 1388
Patra Bhar 1371

Literacy

Total about 14.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 8.5 lakh are male and about 6.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ambedkar Nagar is 72%. 82% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ambedkar Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 13.8% 10.3% 17.4%
2011 72.2% 81.7% 62.7%
2001 58.4% 71.4% 45.3%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Tanda 73 Kalyanpur 100 Jalalpur 86
Jalalpur 73 Ahiradeh 100 Bhulepur 84
Allapur 73 Yarpur 97 Jalalpur Dehat 80
Akbarpur 71 Paharpur Kurcha 94 Tanda 78
Bhiti 70 Persawa Kala 90 Iltifatganj Bazar 77
Ghatam Patti 90 Akbarpur 74
Jajora 90 Ashrafpur Kichhauchha 65
Rampatti 90
Naharpur 90
Manpur Salwalpur 89

Workers profile

Ambedkar Nagar has 33% (about 7.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 20% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ambedkar Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.8% 18.4% 14.4% 67.2%
Male 45.2% 28.8% 16.3% 54.8%
Female 20.2% 7.7% 12.5% 79.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ambedkar Nagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Majha Kamhariya 20.5 Akbarpur 72.5
Majha Karman Pur Barsawa 13.4 Tanda 10.5
Gora Mahamadpur 9.9 Ashrafpur Kichhauchha 5
Karampur 8.8 Iltifatganj Bazar 3
Majha Kala 8.7 Jalalpur Dehat 1
Dhadhu Pur 7.7 Bhulepur 0.6
Yarke 7.6 Jalalpur 0.3
Bhiyav 7
Bhete 6.9
Atange 6.8