Ghaziabad Tahsil, with population of about 27.1 lakh is Ghaziabad district's the most populous sub district, located in Ghaziabad district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 72 villages in the sub district, among them Dasna Dehat is the most populous village with population of about 44 thousand and Bhawanipur is the least populous village with population of 54. Dasna Dehat is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Sadabad Durgavali is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 7 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation; Loni Nagar Palika Parishad; Khora, Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas, Banthla and Pavi Sadakpur Census Towns and Dasna Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 27.1 lakh people, among them about 14.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 12.7 lakh (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghaziabad tahsil is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 5.2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 24.1 lakh) live in Ghaziabad Sub District urban part and 11% (about 2.9 lakh) population live in the Ghaziabad Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,705,849 2,336,323 365,817 3,709 376,476
Male 1,440,050 1,242,893 195,203 1,954 203,527
Female 1,265,799 1,093,430 170,614 1,755 172,949

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ghaziabad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dasna Dehat 43722 Ghaziabad 1648643
Masuri 22934 Loni 516082
Nahal 18295 Khora 190005
Ilaichipur 14738 Dasna 34914
Asalatpur Farakh Nagar 13042 Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas 15324
Madaul 9199 Banthla 5766
Tila Shahbazpur 8624 Pavi Sadakpur 757
Chirauri 8263
Sharfuddinpur Javli 8099
Jalalabad 0069 Morta 7918

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 22% 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 872 in Muslims are 900 and in Sikhs are 891.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,705,849 2,048,725 592,656 15,132 17,082 2,909 14,333 254 14,758
Male 1,440,050 1,094,439 311,993 7,580 9,034 1,553 7,333 150 7,968
Female 1,265,799 954,286 280,663 7,552 8,048 1,356 7,000 104 6,790

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 66.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 68.8% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 63.7%. General caste population has increased by 68.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2457.9% and child population has increased by 38.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66.1% 68.9% 48.5% 2457.9% 38.6%
Male 63.7% 66.4% 47% 2471.1% 38.6%
Female 68.8% 71.9% 50.2% 2443.5% 38.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 880, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 898. There are 850 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 28 19 -10 0
2011 879 880 874 898 850
2001 852 852 855 908 850

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ghaziabad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lutfulapur Navada 1014 Dasna 910
Narainpur Urf Rampur 972 Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas 900
Harampur 969 Ghaziabad 885
Samaypur 955 Loni 876
Misbapur 954 Khora 852
Makraida 950 Banthla 848
Sadabad Durgavali 937 Pavi Sadakpur 777
Shamsher 930
Nahal 928
Sadat Nagar Ikla 925

Literacy

Total about 18.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 10.8 lakh are male and about 8.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghaziabad is 81%. 87% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghaziabad

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.1% 9.6%
2011 80.9% 87% 74.1%
2001 74.4% 82.9% 64.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ghaziabad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Didwari 90 Ghaziabad 85
Samaypur 89 Khora 83
Morti 88 Pavi Sadakpur 82
Allipur 87 Banthla 81
Bahadurpur 87 Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas 76
Mathurapur 86 Loni 72
Makraida 86 Dasna 67
Bhawanipur 86
Sikhrani 86
Ataur 85

Workers profile

Ghaziabad has 33% (about 9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 14% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghaziabad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.1% 27.6% 5.6% 66.9%
Male 50.2% 43.9% 6.3% 49.8%
Female 13.7% 9% 4.8% 86.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ghaziabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dasna Dehat 18.9 Ghaziabad 220
Madaul 12.3 Loni 34.5
Nurpur 7 Pavi Sadakpur 4.7
Mirpur Hindu 6.9 Khora 4.3
Kushaliya 6.9 Dasna 3.3
Asalatpur Farakh Nagar 6.6 Banthla 3
Kanauja 6.2 Haqiqatpur Urf Khudawas 1.6
Bhanera Khurd 6.2
Jalalabad 0069 Morta 5.8
Nahal 5.5