Gaura Census Town, with population of 5618 is Jaunpur sub district's the most populous census town located in Jaunpur sub district of Jaunpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gaura census town is 2 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3266 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Gaura Ward No 01 and the population of Gaura Ward No 01 is 5618.

Nearest railway station is Yadvendra Nagar which is 8 km far from here. Jaunpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jaunpur which is 18 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 220 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 980 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5618 people, among them 2839 (51%) are male and 2779 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaura census town is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 780 households in the census town and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,618 4,765 853 0 837
Male 2,839 2,415 424 0 425
Female 2,779 2,350 429 0 412

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 951 in Muslims are 1070.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gaura

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,618 4,128 1,482 1 0 0 0 0 7
Male 2,839 2,116 716 1 0 0 0 0 6
Female 2,779 2,012 766 0 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4996. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.1% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 11.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.4% and child population has decreased by -4.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 13.8% 5.4% 0% -4.5%
Male 11.8% 14.7% -2.1% 0% -7.6%
Female 13.1% 12.9% 14.1% 0% -1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 1012. There are 969 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 -15 144 0 65
2011 979 973 1012 0 969
2001 968 988 868 0 904

Literacy

Total 3897 people in the census town are literate, among them 2185 are male and 1712 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaura is 82%. 91% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaura

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 9.0% 11.3%
2011 81.5% 90.5% 72.3%
2001 71.4% 81.5% 61%

Workers profile

Gaura has 23% (1279) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 4% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaura

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 22.8% 20.7% 2% 77.2%
Male 40.9% 37.7% 3.2% 59.1%
Female 4.2% 3.4% 0.8% 95.8%