Sant Kabir Nagar District, with population of about 17.2 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 16th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sant Kabir Nagar district is 1646 km2 and it is the 7th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1042 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Khalilabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 7.2 lakh and Mehdawal is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.8 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 17.2 lakh people, among them about 8.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 8.5 lakh (49%) 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 Sant Kabir Nagar district is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.6 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 15.9 lakh) live in Sant Kabir Nagar District rural part and 7% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Sant Kabir Nagar District urban part. Rural population density of Sant Kabir Nagar district is 979 and urban population density is 4944 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sant Kabir Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,715,183 1,344,551 369,039 1,593 283,912
Male 869,656 681,420 187,413 823 146,188
Female 845,527 663,131 181,626 770 137,724

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sant Kabir Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Khalilabad 722332 Mahuli Khas 9924 Khalilabad 47847
Ghanghata 517622 Belhar Kalan 9605 Mehdawal 27897
Mehdawal 475229 Nandaur 7511 Maghar 19181
Semeriawan 7064 Ledwa Mahua 13844
Chapara Mashraki 6707 Hariharpur 11285
Chhitahi 6519 Bagh Nagar Urf Bakhira 8477
Loharasan 6284
Barhya 5798
Bhitni Dudhari Urf Nathnagar 5441
Ghorang 5151

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 1012.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sant Kabir Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,715,183 1,300,586 404,410 1,766 447 4,393 95 35 3,451
Male 869,656 663,457 200,968 915 229 2,257 50 18 1,762
Female 845,527 637,129 203,442 851 218 2,136 45 17 1,689

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 20.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 20.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 418.9% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sant Kabir Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.8% 20.2% 22.6% 418.9% -3.2%
Male 20.9% 20.2% 22.9% 411.2% -3.3%
Female 20.7% 20.1% 22.4% 427.4% -3.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 942 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sant Kabir Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -1 -4 29 1
2011 972 973 969 936 942
2001 974 974 973 907 941

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sant Kabir Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mehdawal 980 Ranipur 3203 Ledwa Mahua 952
Ghanghata 972 Sarauli Khurd 2500 Hariharpur 946
Khalilabad 967 Kharcha Bahari 2000 Mehdawal 939
Nazirjot 2000 Khalilabad 902
Gidhar 1833 Bagh Nagar Urf Bakhira 900
Itauwa 1541 Maghar 889
Akolhia 1537
Aikasi 1533
Sawe Chak 1500
Gaura Deeh 1419

Literacy

Total about 9.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.7 lakh are male and about 3.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sant Kabir Nagar is 67%. 78% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sant Kabir Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 15.8% 11.8% 19.9%
2011 66.7% 78.4% 54.8%
2001 50.9% 66.6% 34.9%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sant Kabir Nagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khalilabad 70 Kodaiojot 100 Khalilabad 82
Ghanghata 67 Ledwa 100 Maghar 77
Mehdawal 61 Pasa Khurd 100 Bagh Nagar Urf Bakhira 74
Lalaua 100 Hariharpur 73
Dhuriadeeh 100 Mehdawal 67
Kharcha Bahari 100 Ledwa Mahua 66
Daber 100
Sidhauna 100
Bargadva Khurd 98
Uchhara Khurd 97

Workers profile

Sant Kabir Nagar has 31% (about 5.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 18% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sant Kabir Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.5% 15.5% 16% 68.5%
Male 44.1% 25.2% 18.9% 55.9%
Female 18.4% 5.5% 12.9% 81.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sant Kabir Nagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sidharajhuri 81 Hariharpur 9
Belaharmaph 43 Khalilabad 7
Ghoorpali 14.4 Maghar 4
Chhapra Magarbi 12.3 Mehdawal 3
Chapara Mashraki 11.6 Ledwa Mahua 2
Jangal Belhar 11.4 Bagh Nagar Urf Bakhira 1
Belhar Kalan 7.6
Jigina 7.4
Narainpur 7.1
Nakha 6.9