Loni Nagar Palika Parishad, with population of about 5.2 lakh is Ghaziabad sub district's only nagar palika parishad located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Loni nagar palika parishad is 34 km2. Population density of the city is 14968 persons per km2. There are 45 wards in the city, among them Loni Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of about 30 thousand and Loni Ward No 30 is the least populous ward with population of 3750.

Nearest railway station is Loni which is within the city. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Ghaziabad which is 20 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 524 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 547 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.2 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (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 Loni nagar palika parishad is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 90 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Loni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 516,082 447,377 68,505 200 80,547
Male 275,025 238,478 36,441 106 42,814
Female 241,057 208,899 32,064 94 37,733

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 863 in Muslims are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Loni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 516,082 319,707 190,348 1,184 807 241 2,386 19 1,390
Male 275,025 171,650 100,015 624 441 128 1,277 11 879
Female 241,057 148,057 90,333 560 366 113 1,109 8 511

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 326.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 333% which is 11.7% higher than male population growth rate of 321.3%. General caste population has increased by 296.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 741.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2122.2% and child population has increased by 228% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Loni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 326.7% 296.6% 741.2% 2122.2% 228%
Male 321.3% 291.6% 731.6% 2020% 225.3%
Female 333% 302.5% 752.3% 2250% 231.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 876 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 880 and in schedule tribe is 887. There are 881 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Loni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 24 21 87 15
2011 876 876 880 887 881
2001 853 852 859 800 866

Literacy

Total about 3.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Loni is 72%. 80% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Loni

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 10.2% 13.5%
2011 72.1% 80.1% 63%
2001 60.5% 69.9% 49.5%

Workers profile

Loni has 29% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 9% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Loni

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.9% 24.3% 4.6% 71.1%
Male 46.4% 40.9% 5.5% 53.6%
Female 9% 5.4% 3.6% 91%