Garhmukteshwar Tahsil, with population of about 3.8 lakh is Ghaziabad district's the least populous sub district, located in Ghaziabad district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 126 villages in the sub district, among them Bahadur Garh is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Mustafabad is the least populous village with population of 1. Inayatpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Faridpur Gusai is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Garhmukhteshwar Nagar Palika Parishad; and Buxer Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.8 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garhmukteshwar tahsil is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 65 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 3.3 lakh) live in Garhmukteshwar Sub District rural part and 15% (about 58 thousand) population live in the Garhmukteshwar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garhmukteshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 384,831 312,593 72,201 37 60,841
Male 203,458 164,967 38,474 17 32,590
Female 181,373 147,626 33,727 20 28,251

Most populated Villages and Cities in Garhmukteshwar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bahadur Garh 13586 Garhmukhteshwar 46077
Vait 12000 Buxer 11499
Athsaini 11579
Dautai 11510
Mohammadpur Khudalia 9368
Badarkha 8580
Palwada 6477
Allabuxpur 6468
Sikhauda Muradabad 6221
Rasoolabad Nanpur 5831

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 64% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 35% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 879 in Muslims are 916.

Religion wise population 2011 - Garhmukteshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 384,831 246,535 134,637 860 1,613 80 49 0 1,057
Male 203,458 131,191 70,272 467 859 38 27 0 604
Female 181,373 115,344 64,365 393 754 42 22 0 453

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 15.1%. General caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1750% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garhmukteshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16% 16.6% 13.4% 1750% -3.9%
Male 15.1% 15.7% 12.6% 750% -3.4%
Female 17% 17.6% 14.5% 0% -4.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 877 and in schedule tribe is 1176. There are 867 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garhmukteshwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 14 15 1176 -10
2011 891 895 877 1176 867
2001 877 881 862 0 877

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Garhmukteshwar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kataura Zafarabad 1030 Buxer 901
Bilhara 1025 Garhmukhteshwar 886
Jamalpur 1000
Faridpur Gusai 977
Lahadara 976
Singanpur 964
Khurana Jahangirabad 961
Ratupura 959
Rajheti 948
Lathira 945

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 87 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garhmukteshwar is 69%. 80% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garhmukteshwar

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 7.8% 14.2%
2011 68.9% 79.6% 57%
2001 58.2% 71.8% 42.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Garhmukteshwar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mustafabad 100 Buxer 73
Abidpur Kadi 100 Garhmukhteshwar 64
Salhabad 100
Bhowapur Mastan Nagar 88
Bhagwanpur 84
Bilhara 83
Dhanpura 83
Sharifabad 82
Nizampur Urf Mahiranpur 82
Bihooni 82

Workers profile

Garhmukteshwar has 30% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garhmukteshwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.8% 24.7% 5.1% 70.2%
Male 47.4% 41.2% 6.2% 52.6%
Female 10.2% 6.2% 3.9% 89.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Garhmukteshwar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Inayatpur 17.2 Garhmukhteshwar 32
Bagadpur 8.6 Buxer 2.1
Bahadur Garh 8.5
Vait 7.9
Rampur Nyamatpur 7.7
Athsaini 7.5
Alamgirpur 7.3
Chittauda Mahiuddinpur 7
Palwada 6.5
Bhadsyana 6.4