Shahjahanpur District Urban Part, with population of about 5.9 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 21st most urban populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shahjahanpur district urban part is 81 km2 and it is the 31st biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 7328 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Shahjahanpur Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 3.9 lakh and Powayan Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 46 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 5.9 lakh people, among them about 3.1 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.8 lakh (47%) 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 Shahjahanpur district urban part is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Shahjahanpur district urban part is 7328 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 594,092 540,514 53,321 257 76,845
Male 312,689 284,452 28,100 137 40,772
Female 281,403 256,062 25,221 120 36,073

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 58% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 40% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 892 in Muslims are 911 and in Sikhs are 912.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 594,092 347,354 239,860 1,734 3,750 257 92 57 988
Male 312,689 183,590 125,526 869 1,961 143 45 30 525
Female 281,403 163,764 114,334 865 1,789 114 47 27 463

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.5% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 10.9%. General caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 335.6% and child population has decreased by -12.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13% 12.8% 15.3% 335.6% -12.8%
Male 10.9% 10.6% 13.6% 356.7% -16.9%
Female 15.5% 15.3% 17.2% 313.8% -7.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 898 and in schedule tribe is 876. There are 885 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 37 28 -91 90
2011 900 900 898 876 885
2001 864 863 870 967 795

Literacy

Total about 3.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shahjahanpur is 65%. 70% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shahjahanpur

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 5.2% 8.2%
2011 64.6% 69.8% 58.8%
2001 58.1% 64.6% 50.6%

Workers profile

Shahjahanpur has 29% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 7% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shahjahanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.1% 23.4% 5.7% 70.9%
Male 48.7% 40.2% 8.5% 51.3%
Female 7.4% 4.8% 2.6% 92.6%