Basti District Rural Part, with population of about 23.3 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 31st most rural populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Basti district rural part is 2662 km2 and it is the 26th smallest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 874 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Harraiya Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 9.3 lakh and Rudhauli Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 2.1 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 23.3 lakh people, among them about 11.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 11.4 lakh (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basti district rural part is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Basti district rural part is 874 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,326,367 1,829,223 493,904 3,240 374,686
Male 1,182,846 929,154 252,024 1,668 194,132
Female 1,143,521 900,069 241,880 1,572 180,554

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 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 1054.

Religion wise population 2011 - Basti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,326,367 1,977,602 333,047 2,996 402 9,686 100 84 2,450
Male 1,182,846 1,012,742 162,117 1,473 212 4,936 46 46 1,274
Female 1,143,521 964,860 170,930 1,523 190 4,750 54 38 1,176

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19.8% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1278.7% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 17.9% 18.2% 1278.7% -4.1%
Male 16.6% 16.3% 16.9% 1267.2% -3.6%
Female 19.8% 19.7% 19.6% 1291.2% -4.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 942. There are 930 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 27 22 16 -10
2011 967 969 960 942 930
2001 941 942 938 926 940

Literacy

Total about 12.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.6 lakh are male and about 5.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basti is 66%. 77% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basti

Total Male Female
Change 15.4% 11.3% 20.1%
2011 66.3% 77.2% 55%
2001 50.9% 65.9% 34.9%

Workers profile

Basti has 32% (about 7.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 19% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.1% 17.9% 14.2% 67.9%
Male 44.6% 28.4% 16.1% 55.4%
Female 19.2% 6.9% 12.2% 80.8%