Basti Nagar Palika Parishad, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Basti sub district's only nagar palika parishad located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Basti nagar palika parishad is 19 km2. Population density of the city is 5889 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Basti Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 6323 and Basti Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 2391.

Nearest railway station is Basti which is 6 km far from here. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 3 km. District head quarter of the city is Basti which is 3 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 208 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 770 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 60 thousand (52%) are male and about 55 thousand (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basti nagar palika parishad is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 114,657 97,346 17,036 275 13,349
Male 60,095 51,015 8,929 151 6,996
Female 54,562 46,331 8,107 124 6,353

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 907 in Muslims are 915.

Religion wise population 2011 - Basti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 114,657 85,425 28,094 465 462 38 6 15 152
Male 60,095 44,795 14,670 249 258 22 6 6 89
Female 54,562 40,630 13,424 216 204 16 0 9 63

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 7.9% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9% and child population has decreased by -10% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.6% 6% 7.9% 0% -10%
Male 5.3% 4.7% 7% 0% -10.8%
Female 7.9% 7.5% 8.9% 0% -9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 908 and in schedule tribe is 821. There are 908 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 23 16 821 17
2011 908 908 908 821 908
2001 886 885 892 0 891

Literacy

Total about 84 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 47 thousand are male and about 37 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basti is 83%. 89% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 2.5% 6.9%
2011 83.3% 88.6% 77.5%
2001 78.9% 86.1% 70.6%

Workers profile

Basti has 27% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 9% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.7% 20.2% 6.5% 73.3%
Male 42.9% 33.4% 9.5% 57.1%
Female 8.8% 5.5% 3.2% 91.2%