Gonda District, with population of about 34.3 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 26th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gonda district is 4003 km2 and it is the 27th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 858 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Gonda is the most populous sub district with population of about 11.7 lakh and Mankapur is the least populous sub district with population of about 6.5 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 34.3 lakh people, among them about 17.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 16.5 lakh (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gonda district is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 5.4 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 32.1 lakh) live in Gonda District rural part and 7% (about 2.3 lakh) population live in the Gonda District urban part. Rural population density of Gonda district is 812 and urban population density is 4450 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,433,919 2,901,076 531,973 870 572,386
Male 1,787,146 1,510,014 276,656 476 297,178
Female 1,646,773 1,391,062 255,317 394 275,208

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Gonda

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Gonda 1169971 Keshau Nagar Grint 18788 Gonda 114046
Colonelganj 855636 Kuk Nagar Grint 16671 Colonelganj 29435
Tarabganj 761822 Pasaka 16069 Nawabganj 17314
Mankapur 646490 Ujjani Kalan 15861 Gird Gonda 14391
Belsar 14393 Khargupur 10472
Sonoli Mohammadpur 13887 Janki Nagar 10195
Paraspur 13644 Mankapur 9461
Dhanepur 12948 Katra 8108
Umari Bdgamganj 12222 Indian Tehephone Industry, Mankapur (Special Gram) 6998
Barouli 11584 Pure Tiwari 4609

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 915 in Muslims are 948.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gonda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,433,919 2,739,076 678,615 4,735 1,893 649 338 57 8,556
Male 1,787,146 1,430,071 348,351 2,461 1,005 351 163 37 4,707
Female 1,646,773 1,309,005 330,264 2,274 888 298 175 20 3,849

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 24.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 25.3% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 23.2%. General caste population has increased by 24.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 378% and child population has increased by 6.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.2% 24.4% 22.7% 378% 6.7%
Male 23.2% 23.5% 21.4% 357.7% 8.1%
Female 25.3% 25.5% 24.2% 405.1% 5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 923 and in schedule tribe is 828. There are 926 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gonda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 15 20 78 -26
2011 921 921 923 828 926
2001 906 906 903 750 952

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mankapur 947 Baragadiya 1556 Indian Tehephone Industry, Mankapur (Special Gram) 975
Tarabganj 935 Shamsapur 1437 Nawabganj 927
Gonda 909 Chatura Bhiti 1347 Katra 927
Colonelganj 908 Kudiyav 1265 Colonelganj 913
Jira Bhari 1253 Pure Tiwari 905
Araji Shekha Jot 1250 Gonda 902
Janakpur 1242 Mankapur 901
Mahuwa Pakar 1238 Khargupur 885
Ektanga 1236 Janki Nagar 885
Routawan 1217 Gird Gonda 880

Literacy

Total about 16.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 10.3 lakh are male and about 6.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gonda is 59%. 69% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gonda

Total Male Female
Change 16.1% 13.0% 19.9%
2011 58.7% 69.4% 47.1%
2001 42.6% 56.4% 27.2%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mankapur 60 Kharagpur 100 Indian Tehephone Industry, Mankapur (Special Gram) 95
Tarabganj 59 Holapur Talib 97 Mankapur 85
Gonda 59 Bedpur Mafi 86 Nawabganj 81
Colonelganj 57 Deoria 85 Gonda 80
Pure Seer 85 Janki Nagar 78
Kungaiya 84 Gird Gonda 71
Gokalpur 84 Colonelganj 67
Gyanipur Hari 83 Katra 66
Nevada 83 Khargupur 62
Dulahia Tiwari 82 Pure Tiwari 47

Workers profile

Gonda has 34% (about 11.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 19% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gonda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.1% 21.5% 12.5% 65.9%
Male 47.9% 33.8% 14.1% 52.1%
Female 19.1% 8.2% 10.9% 80.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gonda