Kanpur Tahsil, with population of about 34.7 lakh is Kanpur Nagar district's the most populous sub district, located in Kanpur Nagar district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 252 villages in the sub district, among them Sachendi Urf Chacheri is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Chak Kulhauli is the least populous village with population of 2. Katridomanpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Arajimajhawan is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 7 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kanpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Kanpur Municipal Corporation; Kanpur Cantonment Board; Northern Railway Colony, Armapur Estate and Chakeri Census Towns and Bithoor Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 34.7 lakh people, among them about 18.7 lakh (54%) are male and about 16.1 lakh (46%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanpur tahsil is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 6.6 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 29.3 lakh) live in Kanpur Sub District urban part and 16% (about 5.4 lakh) population live in the Kanpur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,470,334 2,953,644 513,195 3,495 358,632
Male 1,865,288 1,587,198 276,133 1,957 192,017
Female 1,605,046 1,366,446 237,062 1,538 166,615

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kanpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sachendi Urf Chacheri 19424 Kanpur 2768057
Sarsaul 16887 Kanpur 2765348
Binaur 11894 Kanpur 108534
Bagdodhi Bangar 9969 Northern Railway Colony 20916
Kathara 9462 Armapur Estate 15463
Majhawan 8562 Bithoor 11300
Maharajpur 7973 Chakeri 7526
Ramaipur 7546
Rampur Bhimsen 7359
Phuphuwarsuithok 7274

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% 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 850 in Muslims are 904 and in Sikhs are 880.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,470,334 2,781,027 624,278 14,597 29,513 1,934 5,561 576 12,848
Male 1,865,288 1,503,297 327,871 7,493 15,700 1,024 2,818 300 6,785
Female 1,605,046 1,277,730 296,407 7,104 13,813 910 2,743 276 6,063

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.3% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 8.4%. General caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 92.5% and child population has decreased by -15% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.8% 7.1% 19.4% 92.5% -15%
Male 8.4% 6.6% 19.6% 107.7% -15.2%
Female 9.3% 7.7% 19.1% 76% -14.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 860 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 861, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 786. There are 868 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 9 -3 -142 6
2011 860 861 859 786 868
2001 854 852 862 928 862

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kanpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gangpur Kachhar 1324 Chakeri 979
Ishwarikhera 1167 Armapur Estate 895
Gambhir Pur Dakshin 1138 Kanpur 857
Kishunpurmajhawan 1030 Kanpur 857
Chaudanpur 1006 Bithoor 856
Chak Kulhauli 1000 Northern Railway Colony 855
Arajimajhawan 1000 Kanpur 854
Akhari 995
Singhpur Kathar 992
Babi Chingi 985

Literacy

Total about 25.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14.1 lakh are male and about 11.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanpur is 81%. 84% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanpur

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.5% 6.8%
2011 81.2% 84.1% 77.8%
2001 76.7% 81.6% 71%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kanpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Katrijamda 100 Chakeri 90
Arajimajhawan 100 Armapur Estate 89
Taksimpur 98 Kanpur 82
Kakrali 94 Kanpur 82
Paigupur Kachhar 93 Bithoor 81
Gadan Khera 92 Kanpur 79
Dhondhar 92 Northern Railway Colony 74
Keeratpur 91
Gosara 91
Durjanpur 90

Workers profile

Kanpur has 34% (about 11.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.7% 26.9% 6.8% 66.3%
Male 52.7% 43.7% 9.1% 47.3%
Female 11.7% 7.5% 4.2% 88.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Katridomanpur 19.5 Kanpur 266.7
Binaur 17.7 Kanpur 266.7
Sarsaul 17.3 Kanpur 17
Kathara 15 Bithoor 8.7
Khyora Katari 14.2 Chakeri 6
Shambhuwa 11.6 Armapur Estate 5.8
Phuphuwarsuithok 11.5 Northern Railway Colony 4.7
Pipar Gawan 11.4
Maharajpur 10.6
Bhairam Pur 10.5