Sahara Village, with population of 9579 is Bhogaon sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Bhogaon sub district of Mainpuri district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sahara village is 12 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 826 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhogau and distance from Sahara village to Bhogau is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sahara village is 205267. The village comes under Sahara 0015 panchayat. Bhogaon is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Mainpuri which is 16 km away.


The village is home to 9579 people, among them 5045 (53%) are male and 4534 (47%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahara village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1568 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7924. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.5% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 18.6%. General caste population has increased by 23.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.5% and child population has increased by 5.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 887. There are 888 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6129 people in the village are literate, among them 3677 are male and 2452 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahara is 77%. 87% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Sahara has 31% (2960) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 15% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.