Siddharthnagar District, with population of about 25.6 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 36th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Siddharthnagar district is 2895 km2 and it is the 28th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 884 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Naugarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.1 lakh and Shohratgarh is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.2 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 25.6 lakh people, among them about 13 lakh (51%) are male and about 12.6 lakh (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Siddharthnagar district is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.8 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 24 lakh) live in Siddharthnagar District rural part and 6% (about 1.6 lakh) population live in the Siddharthnagar District urban part. Rural population density of Siddharthnagar district is 845 and urban population density is 2813 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Siddharthnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,559,297 2,138,513 408,763 12,021 485,138
Male 1,295,095 1,080,018 208,990 6,087 250,683
Female 1,264,202 1,058,495 199,773 5,934 234,455

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Siddharthnagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Naugarh 610441 Birdpur No.9 12315 Bansi 41057
Bansi 598222 Birdpur No.13 11570 Domariyaganj 30698
Domariyaganj 475862 Birdpur N0.11 10473 Siddharthnagar 25422
Itwa 454240 Birdpurno.1 10038 Uska Bazar 24444
Shohratgarh 420532 Birdpur No. 12 9432 Barhani Bazar 14492
Birdpur No.14 9299 Shohratgarh 9326
Berni 8456 Itwa 8253
Birdpur No.8 8198 Hallaur 6999
Birdpur No.10 8192
Dulha Shumali 8165

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 70% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 1029.

Religion wise population 2011 - Siddharthnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,559,297 1,789,704 748,073 3,042 681 11,964 179 356 5,298
Male 1,295,095 915,546 368,665 1,564 336 6,077 103 194 2,610
Female 1,264,202 874,158 379,408 1,478 345 5,887 76 162 2,688

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 27.3% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5172.4% and child population has increased by 11.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Siddharthnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.5% 25.6% 21.2% 5172.4% 11.5%
Male 23.7% 23.7% 20.2% 4769.6% 13.2%
Female 27.3% 27.6% 22.2% 5661.2% 9.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 956 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 935 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Siddharthnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 30 16 151 -29
2011 976 980 956 975 935
2001 948 950 940 824 964

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Itwa 1013 Mainua 2500 Shohratgarh 970
Bansi 985 Manoharpur 2000 Domariyaganj 946
Domariyaganj 975 Mahadeya 1677 Siddharthnagar 946
Shohratgarh 968 Mangata Pur 1667 Bansi 945
Naugarh 948 Bahadurpur 1544 Itwa 940
Sonbarsa 1500 Barhani Bazar 927
Tigonawa 1500 Uska Bazar 914
Hari Jot 1482 Hallaur 878
Dauvrihar 1474
Sahdullapur 1473

Literacy

Total about 12.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.4 lakh are male and about 4.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Siddharthnagar is 59%. 71% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Siddharthnagar

Total Male Female
Change 16.9% 14.2% 20.3%
2011 59.2% 70.9% 47.4%
2001 42.3% 56.7% 27.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Naugarh 61 Bhadawal Khurd 100 Hallaur 83
Bansi 61 Parsa Buzurg 100 Siddharthnagar 79
Domariyaganj 61 Kerwania 100 Barhani Bazar 77
Shohratgarh 59 Belsar 97 Shohratgarh 74
Itwa 53 Thumhwamafi 97 Itwa 72
Gangudih 93 Uska Bazar 69
Badherpur 93 Domariyaganj 69
Gelhadari 92 Bansi 69
Karauti 89
Dudhawaniya Buzurg 89

Workers profile

Siddharthnagar has 34% (about 8.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 23% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Siddharthnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 17.5% 16.8% 65.7%
Male 45.1% 26.8% 18.2% 54.9%
Female 23.4% 7.9% 15.4% 76.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Siddharthnagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kudi 20.5 Bansi 13
Sihajhuri Khurd 17.1 Domariyaganj 12
Sikra Bujurg 9.8 Uska Bazar 10
Birdpur No. 12 9.1 Siddharthnagar 9
Birdpur No3 9 Barhani Bazar 6
Birdpur No.2 8.8 Shohratgarh 2.8
Chakai Jot 8.7 Itwa 2.3
Birdpur No.7 8.7 Hallaur 2.1
Berni 8.7
Birdpur No.9 8.6