Gautam Buddha Nagar District Urban Part, with population of about 9.7 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 13th most urban populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gautam Buddha Nagar district urban part is 188 km2 and it is the 11th biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 5178 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Dadri Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 7.8 lakh and Jewar Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 59 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 9.7 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (54%) are male and about 4.4 lakh (46%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gautam Buddha Nagar district urban part is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2.2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Gautam Buddha Nagar district urban part is 5178 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 974,309 885,295 87,019 1,995 137,118
Male 530,609 482,649 46,887 1,073 73,884
Female 443,700 402,646 40,132 922 63,234

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 837 in Muslims are 824 and in Not Stateds are 730

Religion wise population 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 974,309 813,323 127,468 6,404 8,302 730 4,368 71 13,643
Male 530,609 442,732 69,886 3,230 4,229 385 2,221 38 7,888
Female 443,700 370,591 57,582 3,174 4,073 345 2,147 33 5,755

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 116.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 118.9% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 115.1%. General caste population has increased by 120.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 79.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1895% and child population has increased by 84% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 116.8% 120.9% 79.1% 1895% 84%
Male 115.1% 119.5% 75.5% 1850.9% 84.2%
Female 118.9% 122.7% 83.4% 1948.9% 83.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 836 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 834, in schedule caste is 856 and in schedule tribe is 859. There are 856 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 12 37 41 -2
2011 836 834 856 859 856
2001 822 822 819 818 858

Literacy

Total about 7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.1 lakh are male and about 2.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gautam Buddha Nagar is 84%. 89% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 6.9% 11.5%
2011 83.7% 89.2% 77.2%
2001 74.9% 82.3% 65.7%

Workers profile

Gautam Buddha Nagar has 36% (about 3.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 16% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gautam Buddha Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 31% 5.2% 63.8%
Male 52.8% 46.8% 6.1% 47.2%
Female 16.3% 12.2% 4.1% 83.7%