Harsewakpur No.2 Census Town, with population of 8534 is Gorakhpur sub district's the most populous census town located in Gorakhpur sub district of Gorakhpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Harsewakpur No.2 census town is 6 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1422 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Harsewakpur No.2 Ward No 01 and the population of Harsewakpur No.2 Ward No 01 is 8534.

Nearest railway station is Gorakhpur which is 6 km far from here. Gorakhpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 6 km. District head quarter of the census town is Gorakhpur which is 6 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 350 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 733.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8534 people, among them 4500 (53%) are male and 4034 (47%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harsewakpur No.2 census town is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1410 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harsewakpur No.2

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,534 7,601 925 8 1,186
Male 4,500 4,024 471 5 608
Female 4,034 3,577 454 3 578

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 884 in Muslims are 986.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harsewakpur No.2

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,534 7,494 977 9 1 0 1 0 52
Male 4,500 3,977 492 4 0 0 0 0 27
Female 4,034 3,517 485 5 1 0 1 0 25

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7550. Female population growth rate of the census town is 16.9% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.4% and child population has decreased by -11.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harsewakpur No.2

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13% 13.8% 6.4% 0% -11.6%
Male 9.8% 11.2% -2.1% 0% -11.8%
Female 16.9% 16.8% 17% 0% -11.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 951 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harsewakpur No.2

Total General SC ST Child
Change 54 42 157 600 3
2011 896 889 964 600 951
2001 842 847 807 0 948

Literacy

Total 4870 people in the census town are literate, among them 2961 are male and 1909 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harsewakpur No.2 is 66%. 76% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harsewakpur No.2

Total Male Female
Change 17.2% 14.4% 21.4%
2011 66.3% 76.1% 55.2%
2001 49.1% 61.7% 33.8%

Workers profile

Harsewakpur No.2 has 31% (2611) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harsewakpur No.2

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.6% 19.3% 11.3% 69.4%
Male 47.7% 31.1% 16.6% 52.3%
Female 11.5% 6.1% 5.4% 88.5%