North District, with population of about 8.9 lakh is Nct Of Delhi's the 3rd least populous district, located in the state Nct Of Delhi in India. Total geographical area of North district is 61 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 14557 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Civil Lines is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.9 lakh and Kotwali is the least populous sub district with population of about 69 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 8.9 lakh people, among them about 4.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.1 lakh (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of North district is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 8.7 lakh) live in North District urban part and 2% (about 18 thousand) population live in the North District rural part. Rural population density of North district is 1845 and urban population density is 16937 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - North

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 887,978 722,315 165,663 0 103,304
Male 475,002 387,995 87,007 0 55,155
Female 412,976 334,320 78,656 0 48,149

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in North

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Civil Lines 688616 Salem Pur Majra Burari 10438 Burari (CT) 146190
Sadar Bazar 130188 Jagat Pur ilaqa Delhi 7308 Mukand Pur (CT) 57135
Kotwali 69174 Kamal Pur Majra Burari (CT) 43086
Jharoda Majra Burari (CT) 22878

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 864 in Muslims are 879 and in Sikhs are 927

Religion wise population 2011 - North

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 887,978 726,443 119,792 7,256 19,066 1,824 13,049 81 467
Male 475,002 389,824 63,757 3,565 9,895 947 6,721 36 257
Female 412,976 336,619 56,035 3,691 9,171 877 6,328 45 210

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 16.8% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 11.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.1% and child population has decreased by -3.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - North

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.6% 11.7% 23.1% 0% -3.6%
Male 11% 8.9% 21.3% 0% -2.9%
Female 16.8% 15% 25.1% 0% -4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 869 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 862, in schedule caste is 904. There are 873 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - North

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 46 27 0 -13
2011 869 862 904 0 873
2001 826 816 877 0 886

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Civil Lines 874 Jagat Pur ilaqa Delhi 872 Jharoda Majra Burari (CT) 873
Sadar Bazar 864 Salem Pur Majra Burari 850 Burari (CT) 872
Kotwali 838 Kamal Pur Majra Burari (CT) 870
Mukand Pur (CT) 855

Literacy

Total about 6.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.8 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of North is 87%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - North

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 6.3% 7.7%
2011 86.9% 90.9% 82.2%
2001 80.1% 84.6% 74.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kotwali 88 Salem Pur Majra Burari 89 Burari (CT) 89
Civil Lines 88 Jagat Pur ilaqa Delhi 82 Delhi 88
Sadar Bazar 82 Delhi 88
Kamal Pur Majra Burari (CT) 86
Jharoda Majra Burari (CT) 86
Delhi 82
Mukand Pur (CT) 81

Workers profile

North has 33% (about 3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 9% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - North

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 31.9% 1.4% 66.6%
Male 54.2% 52.3% 1.9% 45.8%
Female 9.4% 8.5% 0.9% 90.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in North