Bahraich District Urban Part, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 26th least urban populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bahraich district urban part is 31 km2 and it is the 6th smallest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 9087 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Bahraich Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 2 lakh and Kaiserganj Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 19 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (48%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bahraich district urban part is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Bahraich district urban part is 9087 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bahraich

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 284,044 268,700 15,146 198 39,802
Male 148,762 140,790 7,864 108 20,710
Female 135,282 127,910 7,282 90 19,092

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Hindus which contribute 39% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 913 in Hindus are 905.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bahraich

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 284,044 110,727 169,787 949 800 168 749 3 861
Male 148,762 58,139 88,752 482 415 90 368 2 514
Female 135,282 52,588 81,035 467 385 78 381 1 347

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.1% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1000% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bahraich

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.3% 18.8% 28.3% 1000% -1.4%
Male 17.8% 17.4% 24.6% 1250% -0.5%
Female 21.1% 20.4% 32.5% 800% -2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 922 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bahraich

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 23 55 -417 -18
2011 909 909 926 833 922
2001 885 886 871 1250 940

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 92 thousand are male and about 76 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bahraich is 69%. 72% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bahraich

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.8% 5.8%
2011 68.8% 72.1% 65.2%
2001 65.2% 70.3% 59.4%

Workers profile

Bahraich has 29% (about 84 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bahraich

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.4% 22.4% 7% 70.6%
Male 47.1% 37.3% 9.8% 52.9%
Female 10% 6% 3.9% 90%