Saurikh Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 12 thousand is Chhibramau sub district's the 3rd least populous nagar panchayat located in Chhibramau sub district of Kannauj district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Saurikh nagar panchayat is 10 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1250 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Saurikh Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 1443 and Saurikh Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 796.

Nearest railway station is Gursahaiganj which is 35 km far from here. Chhibramau is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 13 km. District head quarter of the city is Kannauj which is 59 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 225 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 703.85 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6607 (53%) are male and 5891 (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saurikh nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1983 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saurikh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,498 11,369 1,129 0 1,824
Male 6,607 5,998 609 0 995
Female 5,891 5,371 520 0 829

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 48% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 883 in Muslims are 901.

Religion wise population 2011 - Saurikh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,498 6,511 5,948 18 16 1 0 1 3
Male 6,607 3,457 3,129 11 8 0 0 1 1
Female 5,891 3,054 2,819 7 8 1 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 14.7% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 14.8%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2% and child population has decreased by -6.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saurikh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 15% 12.2% 0% -6.7%
Male 14.8% 14.8% 14.3% 0% -3.7%
Female 14.7% 15.2% 9.9% 0% -10%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 854. There are 833 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saurikh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 2 -33 0 -59
2011 892 895 854 0 833
2001 892 893 887 0 892

Literacy

Total 7875 people in the city are literate, among them 4499 are male and 3376 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saurikh is 74%. 80% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saurikh

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 5.1% 6.7%
2011 73.8% 80.2% 66.7%
2001 68% 75.1% 60%

Workers profile

Saurikh has 27% (3431) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 9% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saurikh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 27.5% 23.4% 4.1% 72.5%
Male 43.6% 38.3% 5.2% 56.4%
Female 9.4% 6.6% 2.8% 90.6%