Gorakhpur Urban Region

Urban Region Overview

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Gorakhpur is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Gorakhpur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Gorakhpur Urban Region.

Population 2011

The total population of Gorakhpur UA/Metropolitan region is 692,519. The male population of which is 365,148 while female population is 327,371.

Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Gorakhpur Agglomeration is 85.64% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Gorakhpur stood at 90.50 % and 80.23 % respectively. Total literates in Gorakhpur UA were 537,356 of which males were 299,268 and remaining 238,088 were females.

Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Gorakhpur UA is around 9.40 % of total Gorakhpur UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Gorakhpur Urban region were 65,078 of which male were 34,478 while remaining 30,600 childs were female.

Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Gorakhpur UA was found lower with figure of 897 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 888 per 1000 boys in Gorakhpur Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Description
Urban Agglomeration Gorakhpur
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State Uttar Pradesh
Gorakhpur UA Total Male Female
Population 692,519 365,148 327,371
Literates 537,356 299,268 238,088
Children (0-6) 65,078 34,478 30,600
Average Literacy (%) 85.64 90.50 80.23
Sexratio 897
Child Sexratio 888
Gorakhpur UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Gorakhpur (Municipal Corporation) 671,048 353,550 317,498

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town/Area Type/Governance
Air Force Area Census Town
Harsewakpur No.2 Census Town
Jangl Hakeem No 2 Census Town

Child Proportion
1 Malappuram 13.57 %
2 Ghaziabad 13.09 %
3 Aurangabad 12.95 %
4 Raipur 12.72 %
5 Dhanbad 12.63 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
High Literacy
1 Kochi 96.38
2 Kozhikode 95.49
3 Ghaziabad 93.81
4 Nagpur 93.17
5 Pune 91.42
* Min 20 Lakh Population
Best Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1031
3 Coimbatore 996
4 Chennai 981
5 Nagpur 958
* Min 20 Lakh Population
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