Handia Tahsil, with population of about 9.4 lakh is Allahabad district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Allahabad district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 609 villages in the sub district, among them Baraut is the most populous village with population of 8508 and Kanakpur Ta. Utraon is the least populous village with population of 2. Jagua Sodha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Pure Ganderia is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.4 lakh people, among them about 4.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 4.6 lakh (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Handia tahsil is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.4 lakh households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 9.2 lakh) live in Handia Sub District rural part and 2% (about 22 thousand) population live in the Handia Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Handia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 944,717 740,756 203,609 352 153,483
Male 487,606 381,086 106,332 188 81,175
Female 457,111 359,670 97,277 164 72,308

Most populated Villages and Cities in Handia

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Baraut 8508 Handia 21798
Upardaha 7596
Fatuha 7311
Tela Khas 7274
Bhiti 6946
Muhiddinpur 6803
Janghai 6781
Chhatauna 6743
Kiraon 6707
Barethi 6487

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Muslims are 968.

Religion wise population 2011 - Handia

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 944,717 821,249 116,220 1,061 146 473 115 5 5,448
Male 487,606 424,676 59,052 522 72 231 51 1 3,001
Female 457,111 396,573 57,168 539 74 242 64 4 2,447

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.5% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 20.9%. General caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1855.6% and child population has decreased by -3.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Handia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.7% 22% 20.4% 1855.6% -3.6%
Male 20.9% 21% 20.6% 1780% -3%
Female 22.5% 23.2% 20.2% 1950% -4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 915 and in schedule tribe is 872. There are 891 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Handia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 17 -3 72 -13
2011 937 944 915 872 891
2001 925 927 918 800 904

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Handia

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Govindapur Ratipur 6667 Handia 897
Basegit 2197
Jayantipur 2000
Babuwapur 1994
Chak Hanuman 1875
Malla 1579
Savar Jaraiyar 1500
Bag Krishna 1500
Kamanapur 1464
Khanapur 1436

Literacy

Total about 5.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.4 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Handia is 70%. 83% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Handia

Total Male Female
Change 12.9% 8.2% 18.1%
2011 69.5% 82.9% 55.3%
2001 56.6% 74.7% 37.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Handia

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Majhayar Wari 91 Handia 73
Chhappan Chhiyalis 90
Pure Chandel 88
Rampur Mavaiya 88
Indravar 87
Naga 86
Gondari 86
Chak Shudarshan 86
Hasanpur Kasaudhan 85
Kalipur 85

Workers profile

Handia has 36% (about 3.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 28% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Handia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.1% 18.9% 17.2% 63.9%
Male 43.4% 26.5% 16.9% 56.6%
Female 28.2% 10.7% 17.5% 71.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Handia

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jagua Sodha 18.2 Handia 5.4
Jauara Dih 18
Suraju Patti 11
Ara Kalan 9.9
Bhadwan 9
Chandopara 8.7
Sarai Ismail 7.6
Soraon 7
Upardaha 6.5
Nadula 6.5