Lalganj Tahsil, with population of about 5.8 lakh is Azamgarh district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Azamgarh district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 517 villages in the sub district, among them Tarawa is the most populous village with population of 7922 and Shri Kantpur is the least populous village with population of 2. Abirpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 53 km2 and Zamin Ramrai is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Katghar Lalganj Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.8 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (48%) are male and about 3 lakh (52%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lalganj tahsil is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 85 thousand households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 5.7 lakh) live in Lalganj Sub District rural part and 2% (about 13 thousand) population live in the Lalganj Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lalganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 581,647 385,079 195,222 1,346 88,279
Male 280,992 185,594 94,726 672 46,128
Female 300,655 199,485 100,496 674 42,151

Most populated Villages and Cities in Lalganj

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Tarawa 7922 Katghar Lalganj 13467
Sarai Mohan 6299
Lahuwa Kalan 6215
Bairdih 6151
Baradaha 5774
Mehnajpur 5061
Jeewali 4968
Gomadih 4863
Pakari Kalan 4757
Ubarpur Lakkhipur 4663

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1071 in Muslims are 1057.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lalganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 581,647 524,330 56,060 384 87 189 25 41 531
Male 280,992 253,132 27,251 173 46 98 16 17 259
Female 300,655 271,198 28,809 211 41 91 9 24 272

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.7% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 559.8% and child population has decreased by -15.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lalganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 12.1% 16.7% 559.8% -15.5%
Male 14% 11.7% 18% 552.4% -13.8%
Female 13.7% 12.5% 15.5% 567.3% -17.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1070 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1075, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 1003. There are 914 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 decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lalganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 7 -23 22 -39
2011 1070 1075 1061 1003 914
2001 1073 1068 1084 981 953

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Lalganj

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Naikpur 4000 Katghar Lalganj 998
Hazipur 2200
Dhirajpur 2167
Banarpur 1778
Hazipur 1750
Hiragayaspur 1615
Akabarpur Salehara 1600
Rampur 1519
Chak Jamal Kamal 1500
Fakhruddinpur 1436

Literacy

Total about 3.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lalganj is 70%. 82% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lalganj

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 9.3% 16.8%
2011 70.5% 81.8% 60.3%
2001 57.3% 72.5% 43.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Lalganj

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jagdishpur 100 Katghar Lalganj 78
Rampur 100
Shri Kantpur 100
Mathurapur 93
Nagdilpur 91
Nizamuddinpur 91
Jamin Vishwanath 91
Pura Agandh 89
Katouli Khurd 89
Jaminnamdev 89

Workers profile

Lalganj has 28% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 17% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lalganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.3% 15.7% 12.7% 71.7%
Male 40% 24.9% 15% 60%
Female 17.5% 7% 10.4% 82.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Lalganj

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Abirpur 52.5 Katghar Lalganj 3
Gangaval 43.9
Chauki Baradah 33.7
Tiyara 22.6
Hissa Harilal 16
Avani 15.4
Bela 14.6
Tarawa 12.7
Chiuthara 12.3
Khania 10.5