Gangapur Village, with population of 952 is Basti sub district's the 270th most populous village, located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gangapur village is 19 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 51 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basti and distance from Gangapur village to Basti is 6 km. The village comes under Gangapur panchayat. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Basti which is 32 km away.


The village is home to 952 people, among them 506 (53%) are male and 446 (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangapur village is 18%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 125 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 974. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.3% which is -7.9% lower than male population growth rate of 1.6%. General caste population has increased by 5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -67.3% and child population has decreased by -19% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 878, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 1059 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 412 people in the village are literate, among them 253 are male and 159 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangapur is 53%. 60% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 36%. Male literacy has gone up by 37% and female literacy rate has gone up by 34%.

Workers profile

Gangapur has 13% (128) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 22% male and 3% female population are working population. 17% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.