Uttar Pradesh State Urban Part, with population of about 4 crore is India's the 2nd most urban populous state. Total geographical area of Uttar Pradesh state urban part is 7562 km2 and it is the 6th biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 5884 persons per km2. There are 71 districts in the state, among them Ghaziabad Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 31.6 lakh and Shrawasti Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 39 thousand. Lucknow Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 471 km2 and Shrawasti Urban is the smallest with 6 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 4 crore people, among them about 2 crore (53%) are male and about 2 crore (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uttar Pradesh state urban part is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 77.6 lakh households in the state and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Uttar Pradesh state urban part is 5884 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uttar Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,495,063 38,719,485 5,672,381 103,197 5,750,748
Male 23,487,515 20,419,692 3,013,055 54,768 3,049,986
Female 21,007,548 18,299,793 2,659,326 48,429 2,700,762

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 66% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 32% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 0% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 881 in Muslims are 921 and in Sikhs are 866

Religion wise population 2011 - Uttar Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 44,495,063 29,368,104 14,327,910 171,345 211,365 30,058 183,123 4,081 199,077
Male 23,487,515 15,609,259 7,459,809 86,987 113,259 16,151 95,142 2,164 104,744
Female 21,007,548 13,758,845 6,868,101 84,358 98,106 13,907 87,981 1,917 94,333

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 28.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 30.2% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 27.6%. General caste population has increased by 28.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 750.4% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.8% 28.2% 30.9% 750.4% 7.2%
Male 27.6% 27% 30% 735.1% 7.4%
Female 30.2% 29.7% 32.1% 768.4% 6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 883 and in schedule tribe is 884. There are 885 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Pradesh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 19 14 34 -5
2011 894 896 883 884 885
2001 876 877 869 850 890

Literacy

Total about 3 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 2 crore are male and about 1 crore are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of UTTAR PRADESH is 75%. 80% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 3.6% 7.5%
2011 75.1% 80.4% 69.2%
2001 69.8% 76.8% 61.7%

Workers profile

UTTAR PRADESH has 31% (about 1 crore) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 11% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uttar Pradesh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.2% 24.9% 6.2% 68.8%
Male 48.9% 40.9% 8% 51.1%
Female 11.3% 7.1% 4.2% 88.7%