Khetasarai Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 19 thousand is Shahganj sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Shahganj sub district of Jaunpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Khetasarai nagar panchayat is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 3240 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Khetasarai Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 1734 and Khetasarai Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 1248.

Nearest railway station is Khetasarai which is within the city. Shahganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Jaunpur which is 26 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 230 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 980 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9965 (51%) are male and 9473 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khetasarai nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2641 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khetasarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,438 16,948 2,487 3 2,956
Male 9,965 8,693 1,271 1 1,494
Female 9,473 8,255 1,216 2 1,462

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 50% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 50% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 967 in Hindus are 934.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khetasarai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,438 9,663 9,754 12 5 1 0 0 3
Male 9,965 4,996 4,958 6 3 0 0 0 2
Female 9,473 4,667 4,796 6 2 1 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.2% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3% and child population has decreased by -7.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khetasarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.9% 18.5% 21.3% 0% -7.9%
Male 17.7% 17.3% 19.9% 0% -9.8%
Female 20.2% 19.8% 22.8% 0% -6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 957 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 979 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khetasarai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 20 23 2000 40
2011 951 950 957 2000 979
2001 930 930 934 0 939

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6718 are male and 5184 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khetasarai is 72%. 79% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khetasarai

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 7.4% 16.7%
2011 72.2% 79.3% 64.7%
2001 60.4% 71.9% 48%

Workers profile

Khetasarai has 27% (5161) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 10% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khetasarai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.6% 20.6% 5.9% 73.4%
Male 41.8% 35.5% 6.3% 58.2%
Female 10.5% 5% 5.5% 89.5%