Patel Nagar Tahsil, with population of about 12.6 lakh is West district's the most populous sub district, located in West district of the state Nct Of Delhi in India.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Delhi Municipal Corporation; Hastsal (CT) and Raja Pur Khurd (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 12.6 lakh people, among them about 6.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 5.9 lakh (47%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Patel Nagar tahsil is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.7 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Patel Nagar tahsil live in the Patel Nagar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Patel Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,262,158 1,104,736 157,422 0 141,905
Male 670,390 586,892 83,498 0 75,675
Female 591,768 517,844 73,924 0 66,230

Most populated Cities in Patel Nagar

Cities
Name Population
Delhi 1065969
Hastsal (CT) 176877
Raja Pur Khurd (CT) 19312

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Sikhs which contribute 11% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 7% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 878 in Sikhs are 947 and in Muslims are 813.

Religion wise population 2011 - Patel Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,262,158 1,018,371 83,427 10,611 142,171 1,349 4,652 150 1,427
Male 670,390 542,163 46,006 5,197 73,014 682 2,397 87 844
Female 591,768 476,208 37,421 5,414 69,157 667 2,255 63 583

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 112.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 119.5% which is 12.9% higher than male population growth rate of 106.6%. General caste population has increased by 135.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.4% and child population has increased by 64% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Patel Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 112.4% 135.2% 26.4% 0% 64%
Male 106.6% 127.4% 25.7% 0% 61.2%
Female 119.5% 144.8% 27.2% 0% 67.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 883 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 885. There are 875 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Patel Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 62 10 0 32
2011 883 882 885 0 875
2001 831 820 875 0 843

Cities with highest sex ratio in Patel Nagar

Cities
Name Sex Ratio
Delhi 886
Raja Pur Khurd (CT) 877
Hastsal (CT) 865

Literacy

Total about 9.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 5.5 lakh are male and about 4.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Patel Nagar is 88%. 92% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Patel Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 4.3% 8.4%
2011 88% 91.9% 83.5%
2001 81.9% 87.6% 75.1%

Cities with highest literacy rate in Patel Nagar

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Delhi 89
Hastsal (CT) 84
Raja Pur Khurd (CT) 82

Workers profile

Patel Nagar has 34% (about 4.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 12% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Patel Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.1% 32.5% 1.6% 65.9%
Male 53.8% 51.8% 2.1% 46.2%
Female 11.7% 10.7% 1% 88.3%

Biggest Cities in Patel Nagar

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Delhi 561.3
Hastsal (CT) 6.8
Raja Pur Khurd (CT) 1.9