Sagri Tahsil, with population of about 9 lakh is Azamgarh district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Azamgarh district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 882 villages in the sub district, among them Arazi Dewara Karkhiya is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Arazi Indarjot is the least populous village with population of 1. Dewara Khasraja is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Balampatti is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bilariaganj, Azmatgarh, Jiyanpur and Mahrajganj Nagar Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9 lakh people, among them about 4.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.5 lakh (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagri tahsil is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 8.6 lakh) live in Sagri Sub District rural part and 5% (about 44 thousand) population live in the Sagri Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 901,483 674,401 225,404 1,678 138,982
Male 448,529 335,335 112,406 788 72,313
Female 452,954 339,066 112,998 890 66,669

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sagri

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Arazi Dewara Karkhiya 10060 Bilariaganj 13096
Dewara Jadeed 8435 Azmatgarh 12160
Chand Patti 8289 Jiyanpur 11816
Jolhapur 8086 Mahrajganj 6735
Naubrar Dewara Jadeedkita - I 7707
Arazi Dewara Nainijor 6226
Mahula 6210
Jamin Harkhori 6127
Jairajpur 5967
Kaptanganj 5889

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 1006 in Muslims are 1039.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 901,483 774,344 124,190 903 73 427 38 31 1,477
Male 448,529 386,038 60,897 458 39 215 23 14 845
Female 452,954 388,306 63,293 445 34 212 15 17 632

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.6% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 16.8%. General caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2843.9% and child population has decreased by -9.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.7% 16.6% 16.2% 2843.9% -9.4%
Male 16.8% 16.3% 17.6% 2362.5% -7.8%
Female 16.6% 16.9% 14.8% 3460% -11.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1005 and in schedule tribe is 1129. There are 922 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 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagri

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 5 -25 348 -34
2011 1010 1011 1005 1129 922
2001 1012 1006 1030 781 956

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sagri

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Arazi Machhrhawa Roshanbibi 2250 Jiyanpur 1002
Dubi 2000 Bilariaganj 973
Firoj Patti 2000 Azmatgarh 968
Arhariya Nirdhin 2000 Mahrajganj 950
Sendurpar 1800
Itauragovind 1778
Kadipur M.Manpur 1769
Rustampur 1667
Keshavpur 1632
Chak Gulal 1600

Literacy

Total about 5.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3 lakh are male and about 2.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagri is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagri

Total Male Female
Change 14.5% 11.0% 18.1%
2011 69.5% 79.8% 59.5%
2001 55% 68.8% 41.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sagri

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Firoj Patti 100 Bilariaganj 86
Gaibipur 100 Mahrajganj 80
Chack Jaikishun 100 Jiyanpur 76
Jajpur Banjariya 100 Azmatgarh 66
Hirdaypur 100
Chak Ashik 100
Sikandarpur Khalsa 97
Jamin Ganguwa 97
Bhatpurva 96
Chak Beniram 96

Workers profile

Sagri has 29% (about 2.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 17% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.8% 16.2% 12.7% 71.2%
Male 41.2% 26.2% 15.1% 58.8%
Female 16.5% 6.3% 10.3% 83.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sagri

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dewara Khasraja 19.2 Mahrajganj 11.5
Arazi Chhathiya Bhaiya 15.3 Bilariaganj 5
Arazi Dewara Karkhiya 14.5 Jiyanpur 4
Sunder Sarai Ballow 14.2 Azmatgarh 3.1
Gangepur 12.6
Naubrar Dewara Jadeedkita - I 10.5
Dewara Jadeed 10.1
Mahaji Dewara Jadeed 9
Sahbadiya Sultanpur 8.1
Jamin Harkhori 8.1