Aligarh Municipal Corporation, with population of about 8.7 lakh is Koil sub district's only municipal corporation located in Koil sub district of Aligarh district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Aligarh municipal corporation is 40 km2. Population density of the city is 21628 persons per km2. There are 70 wards in the city, among them Aligarh Ward No 21 is the most populous ward with population of about 28 thousand and Aligarh Ward No 56 is the least populous ward with population of 6953.

Nearest railway station is Aligarh which is within the city. Koil is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Aligarh which is 20 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 410 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 415 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 8.7 lakh people, among them about 4.6 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.1 lakh (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aligarh municipal corporation is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.5 lakh households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aligarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 874,408 735,892 138,184 332 119,543
Male 461,772 388,352 73,238 182 63,412
Female 412,636 347,540 64,946 150 56,131

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 55% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 43% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 887 in Muslims are 901 and in Not Stateds are 911.

Religion wise population 2011 - Aligarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 874,408 484,036 372,881 4,612 3,139 423 2,419 20 6,878
Male 461,772 256,476 196,131 2,411 1,665 232 1,246 12 3,599
Female 412,636 227,560 176,750 2,201 1,474 191 1,173 8 3,279

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 32.1% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 29.4%. General caste population has increased by 32.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 135.5% and child population has increased by 8.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aligarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.7% 32.1% 23.5% 135.5% 8.6%
Male 29.4% 30.7% 22.9% 133.3% 8.3%
Female 32.1% 33.7% 24.1% 138.1% 8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 887 and in schedule tribe is 824. There are 885 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aligarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 20 9 16 4
2011 894 895 887 824 885
2001 876 875 878 808 881

Literacy

Total about 5.2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.9 lakh are male and about 2.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aligarh is 69%. 74% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aligarh

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.9% 6.7%
2011 68.5% 73.5% 62.9%
2001 63.9% 70.6% 56.2%

Workers profile

Aligarh has 30% (about 2.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 9% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aligarh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.6% 24.1% 5.5% 70.4%
Male 47.7% 40.2% 7.5% 52.3%
Female 9.4% 6.1% 3.3% 90.6%