Harraiya Tahsil, with population of about 9.5 lakh is Basti district's the most populous sub district, located in Basti district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 1457 villages in the sub district, among them Amora Khas is the most populous village with population of 5977 and Khobhiya is the least populous village with population of 1. Jamauniya Mafi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 71 km2 and Salukpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bhabnan Bazar and Harraiya Nagar Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.5 lakh people, among them about 4.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 4.7 lakh (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harraiya tahsil is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.5 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 9.3 lakh) live in Harraiya Sub District rural part and 2% (about 23 thousand) population live in the Harraiya Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 950,401 757,045 192,176 1,180 147,626
Male 483,527 384,975 97,921 631 76,591
Female 466,874 372,070 94,255 549 71,035

Most populated Villages and Cities in Harraiya

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Amora Khas 5977 Bhabnan Bazar 14282
Belwariya Jangal 5116 Harraiya 9158
Sikandarpur Khas 5054
Kurda 4589
Ashokpur 4576
Baragal 4250
Jagannathpur 4146
Unji Mustahakam 3954
Shankarpur 3616
Bangawa Khas 3596

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% 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 956 in Muslims are 1038.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harraiya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 950,401 835,874 110,074 1,182 124 1,897 39 34 1,177
Male 483,527 427,243 54,019 581 70 988 18 16 592
Female 466,874 408,631 56,055 601 54 909 21 18 585

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.3% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 681.5% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harraiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19% 18.7% 19.3% 681.5% -5.9%
Male 17.7% 17.4% 18.3% 764.4% -4.8%
Female 20.3% 20.1% 20.5% 603.8% -7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 870. There are 927 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harraiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 21 18 -198 -22
2011 966 966 963 870 927
2001 945 945 945 1068 949

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Harraiya

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kharhara Upadhyay 3000 Harraiya 901
Karmi 2796 Bhabnan Bazar 901
Baniya Jot 2113
Soraha 2065
Gobindapur 2000
Dubauliya 1750
Bhadaipur 1750
Banjariya Panday 1545
Mulhar Bairan 1500
Paliharpur 1500

Literacy

Total about 5.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.1 lakh are male and about 2.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harraiya is 67%. 77% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harraiya

Total Male Female
Change 15.9% 12.1% 20.1%
2011 66.6% 77.3% 55.6%
2001 50.7% 65.2% 35.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Harraiya

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jajupur 100 Harraiya 80
Bharwaliya 100 Bhabnan Bazar 77
Hardadar 100
Sikati 100
Rajajot Khurd 100
Gorthaniya 100
Pauni Rani 100
Barah Bhitiya 100
Tamolipur 100
Pure Palai 100

Workers profile

Harraiya has 32% (about 3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 18% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harraiya

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.6% 18.6% 12.9% 68.4%
Male 44.4% 29.5% 15% 55.6%
Female 18.2% 7.4% 10.8% 81.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Harraiya

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jamauniya Mafi 71.3 Harraiya 3.4
Muili 18.4 Bhabnan Bazar 3.1
Ashokpur 12
Asnahra 10.5
Jalalabad 10.3
Maghakitaoval 9.2
Jagdishpur Mafi 8.6
Majha Dalpatpur 8.3
Sita Rampur 8.1
Ghosiyapur 6.4