Sahaswan Nagar Palika Parishad, with population of about 66 thousand is Sahaswan sub district's only nagar palika parishad located in Sahaswan sub district of Budaun district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sahaswan nagar palika parishad is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 8886 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Sahaswan Ward No 25 is the most populous ward with population of 3784 and Sahaswan Ward No 20 is the least populous ward with population of 1524.

Nearest railway station is Ujhani which is 30 km far from here. Sahaswan is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Badaun which is 40 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 345 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 824.58 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 66 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (52%) are male and about 32 thousand (48%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahaswan nagar palika parishad is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahaswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,204 63,163 3,032 9 10,984
Male 34,467 32,868 1,594 5 5,725
Female 31,737 30,295 1,438 4 5,259

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 31% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 941 in Hindus are 879.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sahaswan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 66,204 20,507 45,353 288 7 10 1 1 37
Male 34,467 10,916 23,367 153 3 6 0 1 21
Female 31,737 9,591 21,986 135 4 4 1 0 16

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 58 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 14.3% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 13.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -17.6% and child population has decreased by -6.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahaswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 15.9% -17.6% 0% -6.7%
Male 13.3% 15.4% -18.1% 0% -6.9%
Female 14.3% 16.4% -17% 0% -6.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 902 and in schedule tribe is 800. There are 919 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 8 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 - Sahaswan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 8 12 800 4
2011 921 922 902 800 919
2001 913 914 890 0 915

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 9082 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahaswan is 40%. 45% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahaswan

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 0.0% 2.9%
2011 39.6% 44.5% 34.3%
2001 38.2% 44.5% 31.4%

Workers profile

Sahaswan has 27% (about 18 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 7% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahaswan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 27.2% 22.8% 4.3% 72.8%
Male 46% 40.4% 5.6% 54%
Female 6.7% 3.8% 2.9% 93.3%