Gorakhpur District : Census 2011 data

Gorakhpur District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Gorakhpur, a district of Uttar Pradesh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Uttar Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Gorakhpur District of Uttar Pradesh.

Gorakhpur District Population 2011

In 2011, Gorakhpur had population of 4,440,895 of which male and female were 2,277,777 and 2,163,118 respectively. In 2001 census, Gorakhpur had a population of 3,769,456 of which males were 1,923,197 and remaining 1,846,259 were females. Gorakhpur District population constituted 2.22 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Gorakhpur District was at 2.27 percent of Maharashtra population.

Gorakhpur District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 17.81 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Gorakhpur District recorded increase of 22.94 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Gorakhpur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Gorakhpur district for 2011 is 1,337 people per sq. km. In 2001, Gorakhpur district density was at 1,135 people per sq. km. Gorakhpur district administers 3,321 square kilometers of areas.

Gorakhpur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Gorakhpur in 2011 were 70.83 compared to 58.49 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 81.80 and 59.36 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 73.57 and 42.88 in Gorakhpur District. Total literate in Gorakhpur District were 2,700,328 of which male and female were 1,593,890 and 1,106,438 respectively. In 2001, Gorakhpur District had 1,798,769 in its district.

Gorakhpur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Gorakhpur, it stood at 950 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 960. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 909 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 934 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Gorakhpur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Gorakhpur. There were total 628,442 children under age of 0-6 against 694,213 of 2001 census. Of total 628,442 male and female were 329,252 and 299,190 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 909 compared to 934 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 14.15 percent of Gorakhpur District compared to 18.42 percent of 2001. There was net change of -4.27 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Gorakhpur Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Gorakhpur ? What is Hindu's Population in Gorakhpur district are questions that are being asked to us. As of now, Government of India has not declared population of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christian, Buddhists and Jains in district of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Gorakhpur district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 4,440,895 3,769,456
Male 2,277,777 1,923,197
Female 2,163,118 1,846,259
Population Growth 17.81% 22.94%
Area Sq. Km 3,321 3,321
Density/km2 1,337 1,135
Proportion to Uttar Pradesh Population 2.22% 2.27%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 950 960
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 909 934
Average Literacy 70.83 58.49
Male Literacy 81.80 73.57
Female Literacy 59.36 42.88
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 628,442 694,213
Male Population (0-6 Age) 329,252 358,952
Female Population (0-6 Age) 299,190 335,261
Literates 2,700,328 1,798,769
Male Literates 1,593,890 1,150,850
Female Literates 1,106,438 647,919
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.15% 18.42%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.45% 18.66%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.83% 18.16%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 81.17 % 18.83 %
Total Population 3,604,766 836,129
Male Population 1,838,726 439,051
Female Population 1,766,040 397,078
Sex Ratio 960 904
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 912 892
Child Population (0-6) 537,183 91,259
Male Child(0-6) 281,014 48,238
Female Child(0-6) 256,169 43,021
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.90 % 10.91 %
Male Child Percentage 15.28 % 10.99 %
Female Child Percentage 14.51 % 10.83 %
Literates 2,086,628 613,700
Male Literates 1,250,910 342,980
Female Literates 835,718 270,720
Average Literacy 68.02 % 82.39 %
Male Literacy 80.30 % 87.76 %
Female Literacy 55.35 % 76.46 %

Gorakhpur District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Gorakhpur population for 2011 census, 18.83 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 836,129 people lives in urban areas of which males are 439,051 and females are 397,078. Sex Ratio in urban region of Gorakhpur district is 904 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Gorakhpur district was 892 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 91,259 of which males and females were 48,238 and 43,021. This child population figure of Gorakhpur district is 10.99 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Gorakhpur district as per census 2011 is 82.39 % of which males and females are 87.76 % and 76.46 % literates respectively. In actual number 613,700 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 342,980 and 270,720 respectively.

Gorakhpur District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 81.17 % population of Gorakhpur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Gorakhpur district population living in rural areas is 3,604,766 of which males and females are 1,838,726 and 1,766,040 respectively. In rural areas of Gorakhpur district, sex ratio is 960 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Gorakhpur district is considered, figure is 912 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 537,183 in rural areas of which males were 281,014 and females were 256,169. The child population comprises 15.28 % of total rural population of Gorakhpur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Gorakhpur district is 68.02 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 80.30 and 55.35 percent respectively. In total, 2,086,628 people were literate of which males and females were 1,250,910 and 835,718 respectively.
All details regarding Gorakhpur District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Gorakhpur District.

Urban Agglomerations inside Gorakhpur District Population Male Female
Gorakhpur (Urban Agglomeration) 692,519 365,148 327,371

Cities inside Gorakhpur District Population Male Female
Gorakhpur (Municipal Corporation) 671,048 353,550 317,498

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