Phulpur Tahsil, with population of about 7 lakh is Azamgarh district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Azamgarh district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 498 villages in the sub district, among them Oril is the most populous village with population of 7665 and Molanapur Ahmad Baksh is the least populous village with population of 5. Purandarpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Chak Mujaffar is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Phulpur Nagar Panchayat; and Mahul Khas Or Mahul Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 7 lakh people, among them about 3.4 lakh (49%) are male and about 3.5 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 Phulpur tahsil is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 98% (about 6.8 lakh) live in Phulpur Sub District rural part and 2% (about 16 thousand) population live in the Phulpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Phulpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 696,523 538,057 157,663 803 108,582
Male 341,750 264,036 77,331 383 56,366
Female 354,773 274,021 80,332 420 52,216

Most populated Villages and Cities in Phulpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Oril 7665 Phulpur 9329
Surhan 6995 Mahul Khas Or Mahul 6246
Bhadon 6843
Chitara Mahmoodpur 6582
Sumhadih 6155
Kohara 6089
Kavra Gahani 6009
Bakhara 5957
Mittopur 5692
Lasara Khurd 5415

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1038 in Muslims are 1041.

Religion wise population 2011 - Phulpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 696,523 571,488 121,306 539 85 1,991 32 31 1,051
Male 341,750 280,479 59,424 263 49 988 15 12 520
Female 354,773 291,009 61,882 276 36 1,003 17 19 531

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.7% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 19%. General caste population has increased by 17.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 392.6% and child population has decreased by -12.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Phulpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 17.8% 19.6% 392.6% -12.5%
Male 19% 18% 21.8% 361.4% -11.1%
Female 17.7% 17.7% 17.5% 425% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1038 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1038, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 1097. There are 926 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Phulpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -3 -38 133 -32
2011 1038 1038 1039 1097 926
2001 1049 1041 1077 964 958

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Phulpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Molanapur Ahmad Baksh 1500 Phulpur 963
Chak Khoroo 1439 Mahul Khas Or Mahul 921
Pura Katwari 1438
Allauddinpur 1384
Pipraula 1376
Pura Nazir 1375
Pura Bhikari 1368
Mahuwara Kalan 1356
Takia Gulam Ali Shah 1341
Kataya 1333

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Phulpur is 71%. 82% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Phulpur

Total Male Female
Change 15.7% 12.3% 18.8%
2011 70.7% 81.5% 60.6%
2001 55% 69.2% 41.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Phulpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kataya 100 Phulpur 87
Pura Bhikari 95 Mahul Khas Or Mahul 73
Noniya Dih 90
Pura Govind 90
Katra Noorpur 89
Fadagudia 89
Koni 88
Pura Nazir 87
Newada 86
Shahpur 86

Workers profile

Phulpur has 30% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 19% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Phulpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.7% 15.9% 13.8% 70.3%
Male 40.7% 25% 15.7% 59.3%
Female 19.1% 7.1% 12% 80.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Phulpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Purandarpur 17.4 Phulpur 5.5
Khan Jahanpur 14.9 Mahul Khas Or Mahul 5
Surhan 11.8
Narwey 8.3
Karuie 7.6
Oril 7.6
Belwana 7.1
Mahuja Newada 6.8
Pook 6.7
Kavra Gahani 6.3