Kanpur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 27.7 lakh is Kanpur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kanpur municipal corporation is 267 km2. Population density of the city is 10367 persons per km2. There are 112 wards in the city, among them Kanpur Ward No 19 is the most populous ward with population of about 48 thousand and Central Railway Colony (og) Ward No 112 (rural Mdds Code:150575) is the least populous ward with population of 655.

Nearest railway station is Kanpur which is 8 km far from here. Kanpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 5 km. District head quarter of the city is Kanpur Nagar which is 5 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 125 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 868 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 27.7 lakh people, among them about 14.9 lakh (54%) are male and about 12.8 lakh (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 Kanpur municipal corporation is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 5.2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,765,348 2,421,431 340,928 2,989 267,136
Male 1,489,062 1,303,089 184,282 1,691 143,519
Female 1,276,286 1,118,342 156,646 1,298 123,617

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 8.2% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 8.2%. General caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 106.3% and child population has decreased by -16.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.2% 6.6% 20.2% 106.3% -16.1%
Male 8.2% 6.5% 21% 124.9% -16.3%
Female 8.2% 6.8% 19.2% 86.2% -15.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 857 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 850 and in schedule tribe is 768. There are 861 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 increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 2 -13 -159 6
2011 857 858 850 768 861
2001 857 856 863 927 855

Literacy

Total about 20.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 11.4 lakh are male and about 9.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur is 82%. 84% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.6% 6.1%
2011 82.4% 84.5% 80%
2001 78.8% 82.9% 73.9%

Workers profile

Kanpur has 34% (about 9.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 27.2% 6.4% 66.4%
Male 52.8% 44.2% 8.7% 47.2%
Female 11.1% 7.4% 3.8% 88.9%