Kanpur Tahsil Urban Part, with population of about 29.3 lakh is Kanpur Nagar district's the most urban populous sub district, located in Kanpur Nagar district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India.

There are 7 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kanpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Kanpur Municipal Corporation; Kanpur Cantonment Board; Northern Railway Colony, Armapur Estate and Chakeri Census Towns and Bithoor Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 29.3 lakh people, among them about 15.8 lakh (54%) are male and about 13.5 lakh (46%) 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 Kanpur tahsil urban part is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 5.6 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,931,796 2,560,503 368,025 3,268 284,905
Male 1,578,422 1,377,877 198,706 1,839 152,902
Female 1,353,374 1,182,626 169,319 1,429 132,003

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 844 in Muslims are 904 and in Sikhs are 880.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,931,796 2,273,799 595,138 14,039 29,338 1,807 5,534 569 11,572
Male 1,578,422 1,232,776 312,654 7,222 15,604 962 2,801 294 6,109
Female 1,353,374 1,041,023 282,484 6,817 13,734 845 2,733 275 5,463

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.9% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 7.3%. General caste population has increased by 5.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 108.2% and child population has decreased by -16% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.6% 5.9% 20.1% 108.2% -16%
Male 7.3% 5.6% 20.8% 125.1% -16.4%
Female 7.9% 6.3% 19.4% 89.8% -15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 857 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 852 and in schedule tribe is 777. There are 863 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 6 -10 -145 8
2011 857 858 852 777 863
2001 853 852 862 922 855

Literacy

Total about 21.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 12 lakh are male and about 9.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur is 82%. 84% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 1.7% 6.0%
2011 82.3% 84.5% 79.7%
2001 78.6% 82.8% 73.7%

Workers profile

Kanpur has 34% (about 9.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.6% 27.2% 6.4% 66.4%
Male 52.8% 44.2% 8.6% 47.2%
Female 11.1% 7.3% 3.8% 88.9%