Puranpur Village, with population of 3415 is Kanpur sub district's the 46th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Puranpur village is 4 km2 and it is the 56th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 860 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur Nagar and distance from Puranpur village to Kanpur Nagar is 35 km. The village comes under Puranpur panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 35 km away. 0.03 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3415 people, among them 1838 (54%) are male and 1577 (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puranpur village is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 668 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Puranpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,415 2,677 738 0 439
Male 1,838 1,446 392 0 250
Female 1,577 1,231 346 0 189

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 851, in schedule caste is 883. There are 756 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 2493 people in the village are literate, among them 1452 are male and 1041 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puranpur is 84%. 91% of male and 75% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Puranpur has 31% (1057) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Puranpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 18 13 69
Male 52 29 22 49
Female 7 4 3 93