Sarsawan Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Lucknow sub district's the least populous census town located in Lucknow sub district of Lucknow district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sarsawan census town is 6 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1934 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sarsawan Ward No 01 and the population of Sarsawan Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Charbagh which is 10 km far from here. Lucknow (sadar) is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Lucknow which is 10 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 10 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 900 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.


The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5548 (52%) are male and 5107 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sarsawan census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1951 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sarsawan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,655 7,927 2,728 0 1,172
Male 5,548 4,132 1,416 0 623
Female 5,107 3,795 1,312 0 549

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 925 in Muslims are 816.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sarsawan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,655 10,192 414 17 8 4 2 0 18
Male 5,548 5,294 228 8 4 3 2 0 9
Female 5,107 4,898 186 9 4 1 0 0 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 927. There are 881 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 7504 people in the census town are literate, among them 4194 are male and 3310 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sarsawan is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Sarsawan has 29% (3066) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 10% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sarsawan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.8% 19.4% 9.3% 71.2%
Male 46.3% 31.7% 14.6% 53.7%
Female 9.7% 6.1% 3.6% 90.3%