Karhal Tahsil, with population of about 3.3 lakh is Mainpuri district's the least populous sub district, located in Mainpuri district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 185 villages in the sub district, among them Barnahal is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Nagla Raja is the least populous village with population of 111. Patara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Alampur Deha is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Karhal Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.3 lakh people, among them about 1.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (47%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karhal tahsil is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 57 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 3 lakh) live in Karhal Sub District rural part and 8% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Karhal Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 331,718 264,252 67,462 4 49,324
Male 176,936 140,893 36,041 2 26,302
Female 154,782 123,359 31,421 2 23,022

Most populated Villages and Cities in Karhal

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Barnahal 10203 Karhal 27701
Patara 9430
Kurra Jarawan 9014
Sauj 7957
Sahan 6820
Urthan 6696
Karhal 6250
Kirthua 4858
Chandikara 4371
Lakhan Mau 4207

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 0% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 870 in Muslims are 924 and in Buddhists are 986

Religion wise population 2011 - Karhal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 331,718 306,279 21,132 248 23 1,531 1,494 5 1,006
Male 176,936 163,747 10,981 124 9 771 785 2 517
Female 154,782 142,532 10,151 124 14 760 709 3 489

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.3% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.5% and child population has decreased by -8.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.9% 16% 20.5% 0% -8.6%
Male 15.7% 15% 18.7% 0% -9%
Female 18.3% 17.3% 22.5% 0% -8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 872 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 875 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karhal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 18 28 1000 8
2011 875 876 872 1000 875
2001 856 858 844 0 867

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Karhal

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rasulpur 1180 Karhal 916
Mohanpur 1058
Harwai 993
Bagampur 983
Nawa Urf Teda 980
Aimanpur 978
Khirongi 972
Binayakpur 967
Bahsi 966
Madrawali 961

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 84 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karhal is 74%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karhal

Total Male Female
Change 12.7% 9.5% 16.6%
2011 74% 82.6% 64.1%
2001 61.3% 73.1% 47.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Karhal

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Katholi 95 Karhal 72
Udhan 87
Nagla Bhogpur 87
Hakimpur 85
Nagla Kondar 85
Pirthipur 84
Bagampur 84
Simrau 84
Longpur 84
Lahtoi Shahjahanpur 84

Workers profile

Karhal has 31% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karhal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.3% 23.7% 7.6% 68.7%
Male 47.9% 39.7% 8.3% 52.1%
Female 12.2% 5.4% 6.8% 87.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Karhal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Patara 20.5 Karhal 9.6
Sauj 19.9
Sahan 17.4
Kurra Jarawan 16.9
Urthan 13.3
Andani 12.6
Ninoli 11.7
Kirthua 9.1
Bhanti 8.5
Nitawali 8.4