Ghatampur Tahsil, with population of about 5.8 lakh is Kanpur Nagar district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Kanpur Nagar district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 298 villages in the sub district, among them Patara is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Khiriya is the least populous village with population of 5. Paras is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Mohsinpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.8 lakh people, among them about 3.1 lakh (54%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (46%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghatampur tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 5.4 lakh) live in Ghatampur Sub District rural part and 7% (about 41 thousand) population live in the Ghatampur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghatampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 580,909 421,446 159,228 235 79,485
Male 311,073 225,192 85,741 140 42,060
Female 269,836 196,254 73,487 95 37,425

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ghatampur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Patara 14303 Ghatampur 40623
Paras 9774
Koriyan 8749
Padri Lalpur 7795
Barnao 6362
Girsi 6297
Targaon Ghatampur 6245
Baripal 5940
Bhadras 5792
Hathehi 5767

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 864 in Muslims are 912.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghatampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 580,909 538,126 41,387 444 98 192 119 7 536
Male 311,073 288,639 21,641 228 52 106 65 5 337
Female 269,836 249,487 19,746 216 46 86 54 2 199

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.1% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 12.5%. General caste population has increased by 11%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -11.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghatampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.8% 11% 17.7% 0% -11.5%
Male 12.5% 10.7% 17.5% 2.9% -11.2%
Female 13.1% 11.3% 18% -4% -11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 867 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 857 and in schedule tribe is 679. There are 890 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghatampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 5 4 -49 -5
2011 867 871 857 679 890
2001 863 866 853 728 895

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ghatampur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dahilar Awwal 1018 Ghatampur 904
Mohsinpur 1012
Bhat Purwa 1004
Umara 1000
Banhari 982
Para Raib 979
Aswarmau 978
Sikahula 973
Lakhan Khera 971
Raksha 968

Literacy

Total about 3.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 1.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghatampur is 73%. 81% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghatampur

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 6.1% 10.7%
2011 73.4% 81.4% 64.2%
2001 65.2% 75.3% 53.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ghatampur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kandhauli 92 Ghatampur 76
Burhanpur 91
Kathetha 90
Garhwa 89
Banjari 88
Aswakpur 88
Mohta 87
Paltupur 87
Naberi 86
Milkinpur 86

Workers profile

Ghatampur has 38% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghatampur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 26.4% 11.8% 61.7%
Male 53.2% 40.6% 12.6% 46.8%
Female 21.1% 10.1% 11% 78.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ghatampur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Paras 17.7 Ghatampur 4
Patara 17
Koriyan 16.1
Targaon Ghatampur 16
Samuhi 14.3
Garatha 13.7
Benda 11.1
Badle Simnapur 10.7
Maunakhat 10.6
Padri Lalpur 10.4