Shrawasti District, with population of about 11.2 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 4th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shrawasti district is 1640 km2 and it is the 6th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 681 persons per km2. There are 2 sub districts in the district, among them Bhinga is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.8 lakh and Ikauna is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.4 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 11.2 lakh people, among them about 5.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 5.2 lakh (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shrawasti district is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.9 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 10.8 lakh) live in Shrawasti District rural part and 3% (about 39 thousand) population live in the Shrawasti District urban part. Rural population density of Shrawasti district is 660 and urban population density is 6214 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shrawasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,117,361 922,493 189,334 5,534 211,706
Male 593,897 489,223 101,785 2,889 109,818
Female 523,464 433,270 87,549 2,645 101,888

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Shrawasti

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bhinga 681465 Hardatt Nagar Girant 11605 Bhinga 23780
Ikauna 435896 Ekauna 10290 Ikauna 14869
Dewraniya 8210
Semghda 8126
Chahlwa 8121
Fatehpur Bangaie 7876
Parsha Dehria 7663
Jamunha Bhawaniyapur 7345
Tendwa Mahant 7079
Sitkahva 6879

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 31% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 868 in Muslims are 914.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shrawasti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,117,361 768,643 343,981 1,427 407 323 68 56 2,456
Male 593,897 411,535 179,744 782 217 179 35 26 1,379
Female 523,464 357,108 164,237 645 190 144 33 30 1,077

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -3.9% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of -6%. General caste population has decreased by -3.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.4% and child population has decreased by -10% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shrawasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5% -3.4% -12.5% 16.4% -10%
Male -6% -4.5% -13.2% 19.3% -9.3%
Female -3.9% -2.2% -11.6% 13.3% -10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 928 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shrawasti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 21 16 -48 -13
2011 881 886 860 916 928
2001 862 865 844 964 941

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ikauna 887 Tilharwa 1303 Ikauna 921
Bhinga 878 Lakakhibhari 1156 Bhinga 906
Galkatwa 1107
Kondri Dehria 1083
Sonrai 1074
Chngwa 1057
Tikuieya 1047
Manwariya Bojha 1047
Rahmat Gaon 1047
Asni 1036

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.8 lakh are male and about 1.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shrawasti is 47%. 57% of male and 35% 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 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shrawasti

Total Male Female
Change 12.9% 10.5% 16.2%
2011 46.7% 57.2% 34.8%
2001 33.8% 46.7% 18.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ikauna 52 Hardatt Nagar Grant 100 Ikauna 65
Bhinga 44 Bhinga 96 Bhinga 63
Pipri 78
Mansukha 77
Kakardari 76
Bhatpurwa Khurd 76
Naraptpur 73
Naipura 73
Sohailwa Paschimmi 73
Gilaula 72

Workers profile

Shrawasti has 36% (about 4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 21% female population are working population. 32% 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 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shrawasti

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.1% 20.8% 15.3% 63.9%
Male 49.5% 32.5% 17% 50.5%
Female 21% 7.6% 13.3% 79%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Shrawasti

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Hardatt Nagar Girant 14.4 Bhinga 5.5
Motipur 12.9 Ikauna 0.7
Balanpur Basantpur 9.8
Dadaura 9.6
Ekauna 9.6
Tendwa Mahant 9.2
Jogiya 8.9
Masha Kalan 8.5
Chahlwa 8.5
Patkhauli 8.4