Faizabad District, with population of about 24.7 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 32nd least populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Faizabad district is 2341 km2 and it is the 17th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1056 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Faizabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.9 lakh and Sohawal is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.9 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 24.7 lakh people, among them about 12.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 12.1 lakh (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Faizabad district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 4.2 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 21.3 lakh) live in Faizabad District rural part and 14% (about 3.4 lakh) population live in the Faizabad District urban part. Rural population density of Faizabad district is 940 and urban population density is 4551 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Faizabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,470,996 1,915,018 555,047 931 360,082
Male 1,259,628 977,875 281,284 469 186,440
Female 1,211,368 937,143 273,763 462 173,642

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Faizabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Faizabad 691457 Khirauni 9868 Faizabad 165228
Milkipur 479707 Saidpur 9571 Ayodhya 55890
Rudauli 464250 Pilkhawan 9383 Rudauli 43091
Bikapur 449764 Bawan 9257 Bikapur 14453
Sohawal 385818 Raunahi Uparhar 9131 Bhadarsa 13154
Hazipur Barsedi Uparhar 9126 Gosainganj 12931
Sariyawa 8632 Faizabad 12391
Mukimpur Urf Paharpur 8375 Khojn Pur 9618
Jalaluddin Nagar Uparhar 8319 Pahar Ganj 7019
Deora Kot 8172 Gaddoo Pur 6478

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 956 in Muslims are 995.

Religion wise population 2011 - Faizabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,470,996 2,094,271 365,806 3,225 1,912 737 358 185 4,502
Male 1,259,628 1,070,624 183,333 1,684 1,005 382 187 95 2,318
Female 1,211,368 1,023,647 182,473 1,541 907 355 171 90 2,184

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19.8% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 16.9%. General caste population has increased by 18.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 390% and child population has decreased by -5.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Faizabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 18.4% 17.6% 390% -5.8%
Male 16.9% 16.9% 16.6% 433% -5.2%
Female 19.8% 20% 18.7% 352.9% -6.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 985. There are 931 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Faizabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 24 17 -174 -14
2011 962 958 973 985 931
2001 939 934 956 1159 945

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Faizabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bikapur 1004 Hazipur Manjha 2333 Bikapur 975
Milkipur 985 Chaksalem 2000 Bhadarsa 945
Sohawal 962 Dariyapur 1695 Khojn Pur 931
Rudauli 949 Pure Manohar 1522 Faizabad 930
Faizabad 928 Bargoda 1413 Gosainganj 929
Bhawnath Pur 1304 Rudauli 920
Mohammadpurlal 1304 Gaddoo Pur 919
Adbad Saraiya 1293 Pahar Ganj 890
Muhiuddin Pur 1286 Ayodhya 763
Madarpur 1285 Faizabad 600

Literacy

Total about 14.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 8.4 lakh are male and about 6.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Faizabad is 69%. 78% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Faizabad

Total Male Female
Change 12.4% 8.7% 16.7%
2011 68.7% 78.1% 59%
2001 56.3% 69.4% 42.3%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Faizabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Faizabad 77 Deori Mu. Dhema 100 Faizabad 89
Sohawal 70 Manjha Sharwa 100 Khojn Pur 88
Bikapur 69 Pauhan 100 Pahar Ganj 87
Milkipur 67 Achal Pur 93 Faizabad 84
Rudauli 56 Ballipur 93 Gosainganj 84
Bag Bijaise 90 Gaddoo Pur 81
Akhaypur 90 Ayodhya 78
Shivnath Pur 90 Bhadarsa 77
Chivli 87 Bikapur 71
Deokaali 87 Rudauli 64

Workers profile

Faizabad has 34% (about 8.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 19% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Faizabad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 20.1% 13.5% 66.4%
Male 47.5% 32.1% 15.4% 52.5%
Female 19.3% 7.6% 11.6% 80.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Faizabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Manjha Kala 24 Faizabad 19.7
Saimshi 13.8 Faizabad 16
Madna Manjha 13.2 Ayodhya 10.2
Saidpur 12.9 Bikapur 9.8
Mathanewada 11.2 Rudauli 8
Tihura Manjha 11 Bhadarsa 3
Odirathnath Pur 10 Gaddoo Pur 3
Kotia 9.7 Khojn Pur 2
Sunwa 9 Gosainganj 2
Malethu Buzurg 8.5 Pahar Ganj 1