Khora Census Town, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Ghaziabad sub district's the most populous census town located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Khora census town is 4 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 44602 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Khora Ward No 01 and the population of Khora Ward No 01 is about 1.9 lakh.

Nearest railway station is Ghaziabad which is 10 km far from here. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Ghaziabad which is 10 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 494 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 547 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (54%) are male and about 87 thousand (46%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khora census town is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 190,005 166,618 23,231 156 27,026
Male 102,574 89,971 12,521 82 14,587
Female 87,431 76,647 10,710 74 12,439

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 853 in Muslims are 848.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 190,005 159,951 28,324 425 312 117 113 24 739
Male 102,574 86,304 15,325 224 183 53 61 12 412
Female 87,431 73,647 12,999 201 129 64 52 12 327

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 90.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 100 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 93.4% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 88.9%. General caste population has increased by 88.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 105.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1200% and child population has increased by 43.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 90.9% 88.9% 105.4% 1200% 43.7%
Male 88.9% 87% 102.9% 1071.4% 44.5%
Female 93.4% 91.3% 108.4% 1380% 42.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 852, in schedule caste is 855 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 853 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 19 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 - Khora

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 19 22 188 -10
2011 852 852 855 902 853
2001 833 833 833 714 863

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the census town are literate, among them about 80 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khora is 83%. 91% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khora

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 5.2% 11.5%
2011 83.4% 90.5% 75.2%
2001 75.6% 85.3% 63.7%

Workers profile

Khora has 31% (about 58 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 9% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khora

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.6% 26% 4.6% 69.4%
Male 48.6% 43.2% 5.4% 51.4%
Female 9.4% 5.8% 3.7% 90.6%