Laksar Tahsil, with population of about 2.4 lakh is Hardwar district's the least populous sub district, located in Hardwar district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 131 villages in the sub district, among them Sultanpur Adampur is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Dhadhekidhana Majahidpur Aht is the least populous village with population of 4. Jogawala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Kasampur Nawpada Must is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Laksar (NP) Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (47%) 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 Laksar tahsil is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 41 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Laksar Sub District rural part and 9% (about 22 thousand) population live in the Laksar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Laksar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 236,249 178,144 58,041 64 38,194
Male 125,051 94,404 30,610 37 20,478
Female 111,198 83,740 27,431 27 17,716

Most populated Villages and Cities in Laksar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sultanpur Adampur 16042 Laksar (NP) 21760
Kharanja Kutubpur 5741
Bhikkampur Jeetpur 5611
Habibpur Koodi 5487
Niranjanpur 4600
Bakarpur 4095
Bahadurpur Khadar 4088
Aithal Buzurg 3810
Munda Khera Kalan 3750
Kherimubarakpur 3743

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 884 in Muslims are 907 and in Sikhs are 886.

Religion wise population 2011 - Laksar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 236,249 172,176 59,135 433 4,333 47 31 5 89
Male 125,051 91,403 31,006 241 2,298 26 14 3 60
Female 111,198 80,773 28,129 192 2,035 21 17 2 29

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 24.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 26.5% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 23.4%. General caste population has increased by 25.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2033.3% and child population has increased by 0.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Laksar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.8% 25.1% 23.7% 2033.3% 0.2%
Male 23.4% 23.7% 22.4% 1133.3% -0.4%
Female 26.5% 26.8% 25.3% 0% 0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 896 and in schedule tribe is 730. There are 865 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 increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Laksar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 22 20 730 10
2011 889 887 896 730 865
2001 868 865 876 0 855

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Laksar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ibrahimpur 1500 Laksar (NP) 854
Fatwa Aht 1120
Buddhakhera Meemla 1100
Bhagatanpur Majra Niranjanpur 1041
Jhinwar Hedi 1000
Ismailpur 979
Ospur 975
Pachewali 971
Ruhalki 969
Purwala Birsangpur 960

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 84 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Laksar is 71%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Laksar

Total Male Female
Change 11.5% 7.8% 16.2%
2011 70.7% 80.4% 59.9%
2001 59.2% 72.6% 43.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Laksar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Buddhakhera Meemla 92 Laksar (NP) 84
Nasrullapur 85
Bhagatanpur Majra Niranjanpur 84
Malakpur 83
Jetpur 82
Gangauli 82
Jawaharkhan Urf Jhiwerhedi 82
Tigri 81
Bijopura 80
Ibrahimpur 80

Workers profile

Laksar has 30% (about 71 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 9% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Laksar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.9% 25.4% 4.6% 70.1%
Male 48.6% 43.4% 5.2% 51.4%
Female 8.9% 5.1% 3.8% 91.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Laksar