Sahaswan Tahsil, with population of about 3.9 lakh is Budaun district's the least populous sub district, located in Budaun district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 234 villages in the sub district, among them Dahgawan is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Sikandarpur Patti is the least populous village with population of 17. Tontpur Karsari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Dakara Khaam is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Sahaswan Nagar Palika Parishad.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.9 lakh people, among them about 2.1 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahaswan tahsil is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 66 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Sahaswan Sub District rural part and 17% (about 66 thousand) population live in the Sahaswan Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahaswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 389,829 349,943 39,877 9 74,027
Male 207,969 186,715 21,249 5 38,827
Female 181,860 163,228 18,628 4 35,200

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sahaswan

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dahgawan 10328 Sahaswan 66204
Nadail 7596
Bhawanipur Khalli 6818
Bhawanipur Kheru 6550
Rasoolpur Kala 5936
Dakara Khaam 5450
Zarif Nagar Durgpur 4767
Kolhai 4290
Nadha 4108
Bajpur 3826

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 32% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 855 in Muslims are 924.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sahaswan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 389,829 264,821 122,905 1,050 95 45 36 15 862
Male 207,969 142,787 63,892 550 55 21 18 7 639
Female 181,860 122,034 59,013 500 40 24 18 8 223

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.7% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.3% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahaswan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.5% 13.1% -0.3% 0% -3.2%
Male 9.8% 11.2% -1.2% 0% -3.4%
Female 13.7% 15.3% 0.8% 0% -3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 874 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 877 and in schedule tribe is 800. There are 907 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sahaswan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 31 18 800 4
2011 874 874 877 800 907
2001 845 843 859 0 903

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sahaswan

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kurbanpur 1127 Sahaswan 921
Navabganj Bela 1082
Antar 1047
Rasoolpur Dudhi 1035
Nagla Mishr 1034
Tahirpur Zahidpur 1030
Jaretha 1026
Rampur Nahra 1023
Mohammadganj Gobra 996
Khanwa Nagla 988

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 80 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahaswan is 38%. 47% of male and 28% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahaswan

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 13.1% 13.8%
2011 38.3% 47% 28.2%
2001 25.1% 33.9% 14.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sahaswan

Workers profile

Sahaswan has 31% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 12% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahaswan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.5% 23.5% 7.1% 69.5%
Male 46.7% 38.9% 7.8% 53.3%
Female 12% 5.8% 6.2% 88%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sahaswan

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tontpur Karsari 9.7 Sahaswan 7.5
Bhagta Nagla 9.6
Dahgawan 8.9
Nadha 8.3
Kolhai 8.2
Kharkwari Manpur Khaam 7.8
Mustafabad Jaretha 7.1
Saharpur Makanpur Kham 7
Dhapar 6.9
Khandak 5.8