Etah District, with population of about 17.7 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 17th least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Etah district is 2431 km2 and it is the 21st smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 730 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Etah is the most populous sub district with population of about 9.4 lakh and Jalesar is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.5 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 17.7 lakh people, among them about 9.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 8.3 lakh (47%) 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 Etah district is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 15.1 lakh) live in Etah District rural part and 15% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Etah District urban part. Rural population density of Etah district is 630 and urban population density is 7018 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Etah

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,774,480 1,493,329 281,011 140 284,227
Male 947,339 796,621 150,631 87 151,291
Female 827,141 696,708 130,380 53 132,936

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Etah

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Etah 937536 Jirsami 13531 Etah 118517
Aliganj 485387 Jaithara 12393 Jalesar 38130
Jalesar 351557 Barai 10457 Aliganj 28396
Dhumari 10033 Marehra 19542
Sarai Aghat 9618 Bhagipur 12414
Shakrauli 9100 Jaithara 12009
Shahnagar Timarua 8853 Raja Ka Rampur 11644
Malawan 8220 Awagarh 10983
Rohina Mirzapur 8002 Nidhauli Kalan 8418
Alipur 7760 Sakit 8089

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 870 in Muslims are 901.

Religion wise population 2011 - Etah

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,774,480 1,611,126 146,346 2,464 708 2,887 5,671 18 5,260
Male 947,339 861,459 76,982 1,313 399 1,524 2,947 10 2,705
Female 827,141 749,667 69,364 1,151 309 1,363 2,724 8 2,555

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -36.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -35.4% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -37.2%. General caste population has decreased by -35.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -41.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 366.7% and child population has decreased by -48.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Etah

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -36.4% -35.4% -41.3% 366.7% -48.9%
Male -37.2% -36.2% -42% 443.8% -48.6%
Female -35.4% -34.4% -40.5% 278.6% -49.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 873 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 866 and in schedule tribe is 609. There are 879 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Etah

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 25 22 -266 -12
2011 873 875 866 609 879
2001 849 850 844 875 891

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Etah 879 Noorpur 1327 Sakit 941
Jalesar 871 Lalpur Buzurg 1190 Awagarh 924
Aliganj 864 Ratanpur Mafi 1143 Bhagipur 908
Husain Chak 1092 Marehra 902
Lalpur Barauli 1080 Etah 894
Sulehpur Mafi 1070 Jalesar 890
Begampur 1060 Nidhauli Kalan 876
Milik Banhara 1047 Aliganj 872
Gulariya Konchi 1033 Jaithara 871
Muhammadpur 1032 Raja Ka Rampur 862

Literacy

Total about 10.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.5 lakh are male and about 4.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Etah is 71%. 81% of male and 59% 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 - Etah

Total Male Female
Change 16.2% 13.8% 19.5%
2011 70.8% 81.3% 58.8%
2001 54.6% 67.5% 39.3%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Etah 72 Chak Gadhiya 100 Etah 85
Aliganj 70 Nagla Khangar 96 Awagarh 82
Jalesar 69 Taharpur Barauli 93 Jaithara 79
Pooth 93 Bhagipur 78
Chachar Mau 91 Aliganj 72
Tajpur Addha 91 Jalesar 70
Harwaigarhiya 91 Raja Ka Rampur 69
Sarautia 91 Sakit 65
Janaasi 90 Nidhauli Kalan 64
Mirzapur Kabirpur 89 Marehra 61

Workers profile

Etah has 31% (about 5.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 13% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Etah

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.8% 23.4% 7.4% 69.2%
Male 46.5% 38.3% 8.2% 53.5%
Female 12.8% 6.4% 6.4% 87.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Etah

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Gadesara 47.7 Etah 13.5
Akhtaulinayabans 22.5 Marehra 5.2
Barai 21.9 Jaithara 4
Jaithara 18.8 Bhagipur 3.7
Sakeet 18.5 Jalesar 3.7
Rohina Mirzapur 15.9 Nidhauli Kalan 2.5
Jirsami 14.8 Aliganj 1.6
Parauli Suhagpur 12.6 Sakit 1.5
Awagarh 12.5 Awagarh 1.5
Jalesar(Dehat) 12.5 Raja Ka Rampur 1