Akbarpur Tahsil, with population of about 5.6 lakh is Ambedkar Nagar district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Ambedkar Nagar district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 301 villages in the sub district, among them Pratappur Chmurkha is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Kalyanpur is the least populous village with population of 2. Dhadhu Pur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 8 km2 and Khiriya is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.6 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.8 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akbarpur tahsil is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 86 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 4.5 lakh) live in Akbarpur Sub District rural part and 20% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Akbarpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akbarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 557,632 437,684 119,794 154 77,301
Male 281,762 221,467 60,211 84 39,803
Female 275,870 216,217 59,583 70 37,498

Most populated Villages and Cities in Akbarpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pratappur Chmurkha 14524 Akbarpur 111447
Yarke 5651
Son Gaon 5579
Tara Khurd 5544
Bawana 5528
Orang Nagar 5479
Lala Pur 4949
Majesa 4877
Sikandar Pur 4830
Atange 4689

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 1003.

Religion wise population 2011 - Akbarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 557,632 479,202 75,767 814 174 631 81 11 952
Male 281,762 242,469 37,819 448 90 327 32 8 569
Female 275,870 236,733 37,948 366 84 304 49 3 383

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -17.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -17% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of -17.8%. General caste population has decreased by -16.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -20%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 165.5% and child population has decreased by -39.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akbarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -17.4% -16.7% -20% 165.5% -39.8%
Male -17.8% -17.1% -20.4% 171% -39.9%
Female -17% -16.3% -19.7% 159.3% -39.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 990 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 942 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akbarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 10 9 -38 2
2011 979 976 990 833 942
2001 969 966 981 871 940

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Akbarpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhavanpur 1388 Akbarpur 944
Manikpur 1292
Dargah Shan Ramjan 1286
Khiriya 1246
Taj Pur 1214
Narayan Pur 1193
Fatahpur Balabag 1171
Godhane 1148
Girdar Patti 1147
Vahorikpur 1146

Literacy

Total about 3.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2 lakh are male and about 1.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akbarpur is 71%. 81% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akbarpur

Total Male Female
Change 15.5% 11.7% 19.3%
2011 71.4% 80.8% 61.8%
2001 55.9% 69.1% 42.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Akbarpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kalyanpur 100 Akbarpur 74
Paharpur Kurcha 94
Kahara Salempur 89
Bedeepur 88
Harkhapur 88
Mubarak Pur 86
Dhorahra 86
Godhane 83
Mahamud Pur 83
Ariya 82

Workers profile

Akbarpur has 34% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 22% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akbarpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.8% 18.7% 15.1% 66.2%
Male 45.5% 28.4% 17.2% 54.5%
Female 21.8% 8.9% 12.9% 78.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Akbarpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dhadhu Pur 7.7 Akbarpur 72.5
Yarke 7.6
Atange 6.8
Sikrohar 6.7
Majesa 6.3
Bawana 6.1
Katvi 5.9
Son Gaon 5.9
Lala Pur 5.8
Sasapana 5.7