Burhanpur Tahsil, with population of about 4.6 lakh is Azamgarh district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Azamgarh district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 466 villages in the sub district, among them Lohra is the most populous village with population of 6928 and Chandpur is the least populous village with population of 2. Pura Pandey is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Karnai Chak is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.6 lakh people, among them about 2.3 lakh (49%) are male and about 2.3 lakh (51%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Burhanpur tahsil is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 4.5 lakh) live in Burhanpur Sub District rural part and 2% (9374) population live in the Burhanpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 459,068 354,746 103,871 451 66,122
Male 225,693 174,260 51,222 211 34,433
Female 233,375 180,486 52,649 240 31,689

Most populated Villages and Cities in Burhanpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Lohra 6928 Atrauliya 9374
Tahar Kishun Devpur 5075
Ledaura 4676
Bharauli 4364
Shambhupur 4231
Atraith 4147
Ishwarpur Pawni 4106
Bhilampur Chhapara 4099
Mukhlispur 3915
Ratuwapar 3894

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 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1031 in Muslims are 1077.

Religion wise population 2011 - Burhanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 459,068 428,458 29,607 276 53 209 7 6 452
Male 225,693 210,934 14,252 140 23 110 2 4 228
Female 233,375 217,524 15,355 136 30 99 5 2 224

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.1% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1510.7% and child population has decreased by -16.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.2% 14.1% 14.1% 1510.7% -16.2%
Male 14.3% 13.8% 15.7% 1407.1% -15%
Female 14.1% 14.4% 12.7% 1614.3% -17.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1034 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1036, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 1137. There are 920 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 decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 5 -27 137 -28
2011 1034 1036 1028 1137 920
2001 1036 1031 1055 1000 948

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Burhanpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rasulpur 2000 Atrauliya 953
Bisheshar Pur 2000
Kaitholia Mt. Ratanawe 1667
Rampur Mt. Ganpatpur 1582
Bharatpur 1575
Chandrabhanpur 1500
Todarpur 1500
Bhanipur 1483
Ganga Pur Ratnawe 1463
Pratap Patti 1398

Literacy

Total about 2.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Burhanpur is 70%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total Male Female
Change 14.4% 10.4% 18.1%
2011 70.4% 82.1% 59.3%
2001 56% 71.7% 41.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Burhanpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bisheshar Pur 100 Atrauliya 81
Babuwa Sand 100
Parari 100
Mainuddinpur Mt. Jairampur 98
Bhatpurwa 93
Devkali 91
Chaktara 91
Phoolwaria 91
Katai Chawar 88
Haiderpur 88

Workers profile

Burhanpur has 31% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 20% female population are working population. 26% 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 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Burhanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.8% 16.6% 14.3% 69.2%
Male 41.6% 26.2% 15.4% 58.4%
Female 20.4% 7.2% 13.2% 79.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Burhanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pura Pandey 16.2 Atrauliya 2
Devdih 14.8
Ushur Kurhwa 13.7
Lohra 9.9
Gajndhar Patti Ajgara 9.3
Pithapur 8.1
Khajuri 7.8
Abhaipur 6.1
Vajidpur 5.7
Mukhlispur 5.1