Sultanpur District, with population of about 38 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 15th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sultanpur district is 4436 km2 and it is the 15th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 856 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Sultanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 8.3 lakh and Gauriganj is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.9 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 38 lakh people, among them about 19.1 lakh (50%) are male and about 18.8 lakh (50%) 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 Sultanpur district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.2 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 36 lakh) live in Sultanpur District rural part and 5% (about 2 lakh) population live in the Sultanpur District urban part. Rural population density of Sultanpur district is 818 and urban population density is 5116 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sultanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,797,117 2,944,834 851,587 696 563,373
Male 1,914,586 1,482,790 431,438 358 293,043
Female 1,882,531 1,462,044 420,149 338 270,330

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sultanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Sultanpur 833355 Mahauna Paschim 11220 Sultanpur 107640
Musafirkhana 709816 Hasanpur 10974 Dostpur 14011
Kadipur 523506 Jangal Ramnagar 10843 Amethi 13849
Lambhua 471564 Kudwar 10826 Kathaura 11605
Amethi 447330 Huliyapur 9256 Koeripur 8927
Jaisinghpur 420611 Lambuaa 8201 Kasba Sultanpur 8304
Gauriganj 390935 Bandhuakala 8173 Kadipur 8010
Tata Muraini 8161 Musafirkhana 7999
Mawaiya Rahmat Garh 7795 Nihal Garh Chak Jangla 7345
Aidhi 7690 Korwa 6524

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% 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 979 in Muslims are 1003.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sultanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,797,117 3,119,590 650,261 4,453 1,629 9,989 426 336 10,433
Male 1,914,586 1,576,604 324,610 2,215 853 4,949 201 151 5,003
Female 1,882,531 1,542,986 325,651 2,238 776 5,040 225 185 5,430

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.3% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 17.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 49.4% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sultanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.1% 17.8% 19.1% 49.4% -8.7%
Male 17.9% 17.6% 19% 52.3% -7.8%
Female 18.3% 18.1% 19.1% 46.3% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 944. There are 922 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 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sultanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 4 2 -39 -19
2011 983 986 974 944 922
2001 980 982 972 983 941

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lambhua 1009 Banjaria 2000 Amethi 965
Amethi 1000 Govindapur 2000 Kadipur 947
Jaisinghpur 992 Sukhaoopur 2000 Koeripur 941
Gauriganj 986 Arifpur 1792 Dostpur 941
Kadipur 982 Dakhinwara 1667 Kasba Sultanpur 933
Musafirkhana 974 Lokipur 1607 Musafirkhana 931
Sultanpur 963 Salahpur 1563 Nihal Garh Chak Jangla 930
Keshavpatti 1539 Kathaura 924
Khapradih 1495 Palpur 910
Bhabatpur 1395 Sultanpur 908

Literacy

Total about 22.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 13 lakh are male and about 9.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sultanpur is 69%. 80% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sultanpur

Total Male Female
Change 13.5% 9.7% 17.4%
2011 69.3% 80.2% 58.3%
2001 55.8% 70.5% 40.9%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sultanpur 74 Gokula Jalalpur 100 Korwa 92
Amethi 72 Ganapur 100 Sultanpur 88
Lambhua 71 Baidauli 100 Musafirkhana 84
Kadipur 70 Lila Tikara 99 Kadipur 80
Jaisinghpur 69 Narayanpur 96 Palpur 78
Gauriganj 65 Odouli 95 Amethi 78
Musafirkhana 63 Songarha 93 Dostpur 78
Meharam 91 Kathaura 75
Mohanpur 91 Koeripur 72
Chandpur 90 Nihal Garh Chak Jangla 72

Workers profile

Sultanpur has 33% (about 12.4 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 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sultanpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.7% 18.2% 14.5% 67.3%
Male 45.4% 28.6% 16.8% 54.6%
Female 19.8% 7.6% 12.2% 80.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sultanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhandar Parasrampur 13.2 Sultanpur 12
Dih 12.6 Kathaura 7.1
Jangal Ramnagar 12 Dostpur 6
Dadra 10.8 Kadipur 4
Nara Adhanpur 10.8 Kasba Sultanpur 3
Mahauna Paschim 10.6 Koeripur 1.7
Mirpur 10.3 Palpur 1.5
Balbhaddarpur 10.2 Nihal Garh Chak Jangla 1.4
Kanpa 9.8 Korwa 1.1
Piper Pur 9.7 Amethi 0.7