Balrampur District, with population of about 21.5 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 27th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Balrampur district is 3349 km2 and it is the 34th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 642 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Tulsipur is the most populous sub district with population of about 7.8 lakh and Balrampur is the least populous sub district with population of about 6.7 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 21.5 lakh people, among them about 11.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 10.3 lakh (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balrampur district is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 3.2 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 19.8 lakh) live in Balrampur District rural part and 8% (about 1.7 lakh) population live in the Balrampur District urban part. Rural population density of Balrampur district is 602 and urban population density is 2846 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Balrampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,148,665 1,846,566 277,212 24,887 394,710
Male 1,114,721 956,136 145,928 12,657 202,424
Female 1,033,944 890,430 131,284 12,230 192,286

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Balrampur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Tulsipur 779179 Itai Rampur 20719 Balrampur 82488
Utraula 702842 Mathura 12806 Balrampur 81054
Balrampur 666644 Balrampur(Rural) 8915 Utraula 32145
Terhawa Tappa Vank 8501 Tulsipur 24488
Kishunpur Grint 8257 Pachperwa 17220
Husainabad Grint 7903 Ganwaria Tulsipur (Dehat) 5748
Gajpur Grint 7895 Bishunipur 4302
Bishunapur 7813
Mudila 7812
Agaya Bujurg 7203

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 902 in Muslims are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Balrampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,148,665 1,333,242 805,975 3,228 900 1,866 198 87 3,169
Male 1,114,721 701,043 408,849 1,718 456 958 99 38 1,560
Female 1,033,944 632,199 397,126 1,510 444 908 99 49 1,609

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 27.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 30.2% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 25.5%. General caste population has increased by 28.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.6% and child population has increased by 16.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Balrampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.7% 28.6% 22.3% 28.6% 16.3%
Male 25.5% 26.5% 19.9% 24.9% 16.9%
Female 30.2% 30.9% 24.9% 32.7% 15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 900 and in schedule tribe is 966. There are 950 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Balrampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 32 36 56 -11
2011 928 931 900 966 950
2001 895 899 864 910 961

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Utraula 986 Maninaha 1398 Utraula 934
Tulsipur 913 Bharwalia 1378 Pachperwa 932
Balrampur 885 Bethuia 1369 Balrampur 919
Mastijot 1363 Balrampur 918
Sunauli 1351 Tulsipur 904
Mahauwa Madhau 1339 Bishunipur 885
Basti 1332 Ganwaria Tulsipur (Dehat) 853
Madrahwa Kalan 1278
Mehmood Nager 1270
Goverdhanpur 1257

Literacy

Total about 8.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.4 lakh are male and about 3.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balrampur is 50%. 60% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Balrampur

Total Male Female
Change 14.9% 13.9% 16.6%
2011 49.5% 59.7% 38.4%
2001 34.6% 45.8% 21.8%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Utraula 53 Srinager 96 Utraula 71
Balrampur 49 Bagahia 80 Tulsipur 69
Tulsipur 46 Bhikhampur 77 Balrampur 68
Bankatwa 75 Balrampur 68
Chakawa 75 Ganwaria Tulsipur (Dehat) 66
Barahi 75 Bishunipur 62
Jaferpur 74 Pachperwa 52
Laram 74
Sadulla Nager 74
Mahauwa Madhau 73

Workers profile

Balrampur has 35% (about 7.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 22% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Balrampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.4% 21.3% 14% 64.6%
Male 47.9% 33% 14.9% 52.1%
Female 21.9% 8.8% 13.1% 78.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Balrampur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Motipur Kalan 19.4 Balrampur 36.3
Itai Rampur 19.1 Balrampur 36.3
Maharajganj 18.3 Utraula 4.5
Balrampur(Rural) 17.4 Bishunipur 4.3
Gajpur Grint 17.3 Ganwaria Tulsipur (Dehat) 3.8
Mudila 13.1 Pachperwa 3
Kishunpur Grint 12.2 Tulsipur 2.1
Tenduwa Nagar 11.1
Bairia Surjanpur 10.5
Gainjahwa 10