Kanpur Nagar District Urban Part, with population of about 30.2 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 3rd most urban populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kanpur Nagar district urban part is 323 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 9341 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Kanpur Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 29.3 lakh and Ghatampur Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 41 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Kanpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; and Kanpur Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The district is home to about 30.2 lakh people, among them about 16.2 lakh (54%) are male and about 13.9 lakh (46%) 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 Kanpur Nagar district urban part is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 5.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Kanpur Nagar district urban part is 9341 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,015,645 2,633,345 379,032 3,268 295,847
Male 1,622,546 1,416,133 204,574 1,839 158,664
Female 1,393,099 1,217,212 174,458 1,429 137,183

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% 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 845 in Muslims are 905 and in Sikhs are 880.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,015,645 2,327,372 624,933 14,255 29,364 1,814 5,613 570 11,724
Male 1,622,546 1,261,175 328,116 7,339 15,619 964 2,849 295 6,189
Female 1,393,099 1,066,197 296,817 6,916 13,745 850 2,764 275 5,535

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 7.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 8.1% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 105.7% and child population has decreased by -15.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.8% 6.2% 20% 105.7% -15.9%
Male 7.5% 5.8% 20.5% 121.6% -16.4%
Female 8.1% 6.6% 19.3% 88.3% -15.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 859 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 860, in schedule caste is 853 and in schedule tribe is 777. There are 865 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 7 -8 -137 11
2011 859 860 853 777 865
2001 854 853 861 914 854

Literacy

Total about 22.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.3 lakh are male and about 10 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur Nagar is 82%. 84% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 1.8% 6.1%
2011 82.1% 84.4% 79.5%
2001 78.4% 82.6% 73.4%

Workers profile

Kanpur Nagar has 33% (about 10.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 27.1% 6.4% 66.5%
Male 52.7% 44.1% 8.7% 47.3%
Female 11% 7.3% 3.7% 89%