Chandauli District, with population of about 19.5 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 24th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chandauli district is 2541 km2 and it is the 24th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 768 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Chandauli is the most populous sub district with population of about 8.3 lakh and Chakia is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.3 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 19.5 lakh people, among them about 10.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 9.3 lakh (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chandauli district is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 17.1 lakh) live in Chandauli District rural part and 12% (about 2.4 lakh) population live in the Chandauli District urban part. Rural population density of Chandauli district is 688 and urban population density is 4515 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chandauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,952,756 1,464,245 446,786 41,725 309,597
Male 1,017,905 761,173 235,161 21,571 162,019
Female 934,851 703,072 211,625 20,154 147,578

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Chandauli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Chandauli 834724 Dhanapur 20450 Mughalsarai 109650
Sakaldiha 691346 Baburi 9129 Chandauli 23020
Chakia 426686 Sikandarpur 8710 Mughalsarai Railway Settlement 20441
Nadi Nidhaura 8646 Saiyad Raza 18315
Niyamatabad 7488 Chakia 17356
Katesar 7114 Satpokhari 13757
Ramgarh 6847 Bahadurpur 8515
Bhikhampur 6342 Dulhipur 8243
Kamalpur 6239 Chaurhat 7971
Bhatija 6144 Madiya 7891

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 917 in Muslims are 925.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chandauli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,952,756 1,727,869 215,081 2,153 1,389 340 100 1,175 4,649
Male 1,017,905 901,153 111,719 1,134 740 174 58 612 2,315
Female 934,851 826,716 103,362 1,019 649 166 42 563 2,334

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.6% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 19%. General caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16392.1% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chandauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.8% 17.7% 11.9% 16392.1% -5.7%
Male 19% 17.7% 13% 16366.4% -4.4%
Female 18.6% 17.8% 10.7% 16419.7% -7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 900 and in schedule tribe is 934. There are 911 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 4 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 - Chandauli

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 1 -19 3 -26
2011 918 924 900 934 911
2001 922 923 919 931 937

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sakaldiha 931 Barai Dih 3000 Dulhipur 954
Chakia 917 Hatheri 1667 Madiya 930
Chandauli 909 Baman Chakawa 1600 Chandauli 929
Jamuwa 1550 Bahadurpur 923
Dariabad 1545 Saiyad Raza 920
Bari Chak 1500 Chakia 918
Paranpur 1500 Sakaldiha 913
Jagdishpur 1500 Satpokhari 912
Jagdari 1500 Chaurhat 902
Suhi 1500 Mughalsarai 901

Literacy

Total about 11.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7 lakh are male and about 4.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chandauli is 71%. 82% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chandauli

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 7.7% 16.3%
2011 71.5% 81.7% 60.4%
2001 59.7% 74% 44.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sakaldiha 74 Kodai 100 Mughalsarai Railway Settlement 93
Chandauli 72 Ebrahimpur 100 Chandauli 82
Chakia 66 Semara Arzi 100 Mughalsarai 81
Tetrahula 100 Saiyad Raza 80
Paranpur 100 Sakaldiha 80
Hunauti Taluk Jarkhor 100 Madiya 78
Lodhva 100 Chakia 76
Dehriya 100 Bahadurpur 64
Ram Chander Patti 100 Chaurhat 63
Bodara Khurd 98 Dulhipur 53

Workers profile

Chandauli has 33% (about 6.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 20% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chandauli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.4% 17.5% 15.9% 66.6%
Male 45.5% 26.8% 18.6% 54.5%
Female 20.3% 7.3% 12.9% 79.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chandauli

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sogai 37.4 Mughalsarai 16.6
Dedha Gavan 32.2 Mughalsarai Railway Settlement 15
Mahuji 26.4 Chakia 8
Zaminhasanpur 19.9 Chandauli 5.8
Mahugi 19.7 Saiyad Raza 2.2
Kesar 14 Bahadurpur 1.6
Dhanapur 13.1 Sakaldiha 1
Bairgarh 11.8 Chaurhat 1
Barati Kamraura 11.2 Dulhipur 0.9
Doman Patti 11.1 Madiya 0.9