Uttar Pradesh Population Census data 2011

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh has been one of the most highly populated states in India for a long time now. The census over the years has put the state at the pinnacle in terms of population. Located in the northern region of the country, the state shares its borders with states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Haryana. The state also borders the capital of India New Delhi along with the newly formed state of Uttarakhand. Uttar Pradesh has been one of the oldest states in the country and in every single way reflects the life and culture of India as a whole. The state has a population of about 190 million according to the Uttar Pradesh Census 2011. The growth rate of the population of Uttar Pradesh is about 20% which is alarming among the highest growth rates in the country.

Spread over an approximate area of 240000 Sq. km. the state has many places of strategic and cultural significance. The state has some of the most important educational institutions in the country and boasts of some of the biggest tourist destinations in the country. Uttar Pradesh is the second best state in terms of economy in the country and a large part of the revenue of the state comes from the Agriculture and the services sector. A new state Uttarakhand was carved out of the state of Uttar Pradesh in 2000 and it now covers about 7% of India's total area. According to the Uttar Pradesh Census 2011, the density of population in Uttar Pradesh is about 800 people per square kilometer which is way above the national average of about 380 and a major cause of concern. The literacy rate in the state has gone up in recent years and yet continues to linger at about 70% which is below the national average of 74%. The sex ratio is almost at par with the national average and stands at about 900.

The largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow while Kanpur is the capital city of the Uttar Pradesh. The languages spoken in the Uttar Pradesh state includes Hindi and Urdu. In total Uttar Pradesh (UP) state comprises 71 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Uttar Pradesh state is UP.

Uttar Pradesh Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Uttar Pradesh has population of 19.98 Crores, an increase from figure of 16.62 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Uttar Pradesh as per 2011 census is 199,812,341 of which male and female are 104,480,510 and 95,331,831 respectively. In 2001, total population was 166,197,921 in which males were 87,565,369 while females were 78,632,552.

Uttar Pradesh Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 20.23 percent while in previous decade it was 25.80 percent. The population of Uttar Pradesh forms 16.50 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 16.16 percent.

Uttar Pradesh Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 67.68 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 77.28 percent while female literacy is at 51.36 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh stood at 56.27 percent of which male and female were 67.30 percent and 43.00 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Uttar Pradesh stands at 114,397,555 of which males were 68,234,964 and females were 46,162,591.

Uttar Pradesh Density 2011

Total area of Uttar Pradesh is 240,928 sq. km. Density of Uttar Pradesh is 829 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Uttar Pradesh was 690 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Uttar Pradesh Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Uttar Pradesh is 912 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 898 per 1000 males in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh Religious Data

Lot of viewers are asking us to provide religion's data of Uttar Pradesh state. Most important question of all is what is the current population of Hindus, Muslim, Sikhs and Christian in state of Uttar Pradesh. But Govt. of India is yet to release full religious data of Uttar Pradesh state. Once it is released, we will provide the detailed information on this page of Uttar Pradesh Population Census 2011.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 19.98 Crores 16.62 Crore
Actual Population 199,812,341 166,197,921
Male 104,480,510 87,565,369
Female 95,331,831 78,632,552
Population Growth 20.23% 25.80%
Percantage of total Population 16.50% 16.16%
Sex Ratio 912 898
Child Sex Ratio 902 942
Density/km2 829 690
Density/mi2 2,148 1,787
Area km2 240,928 240,928
Area mi2 93,023 93,023
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 30,791,331 31,624,628
Male Population (0-6 Age) 16,185,581 16,509,033
Female Population (0-6 Age) 14,605,750 15,115,595
Literacy 67.68 % 56.27 %
Male Literacy 77.28 % 67.30 %
Female Literacy 51.36 % 43.00 %
Total Literate 114,397,555 75,719,284
Male Literate 68,234,964 48,901,413
Female Literate 46,162,591 26,817,871

Uttar Pradesh Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Uttar Pradesh, 22.27% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 44,495,063 of which 23,487,515 are males and while remaining 21,007,548 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 22.27 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Uttar Pradesh was 894 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 885 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttar Pradesh were 5,750,748. Of total population in urban region, 12.92 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh for Urban regions was 75.14 percent in which males were 80.45% literate while female literacy stood at 60.96%. Total literates in urban region of Uttar Pradesh were 29,112,875.

Uttar Pradesh Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Uttar Pradesh state, around 77.73 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 80,992,995 and 74,324,283 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Uttar Pradesh state was 155,317,278. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 77.73%.

In rural regions of Uttar Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 918 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 906 girls per 1000 boys. In Uttar Pradesh, 25,040,583 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 16.12 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 76.33 % and 48.48 %. Average literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh for rural areas was 65.46 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 85,284,680.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 77.73 % 22.27 %
Total Population 155,317,278 44,495,063
Male Population 80,992,995 23,487,515
Female Population 74,324,283 21,007,548
Population Growth 17.97 % 28.82 %
Sex Ratio 918 894
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 906 885
Child Population (0-6) 25,040,583 5,750,748
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.12 % 12.92 %
Literates 85,284,680 29,112,875
Average Literacy 65.46 % 75.14 %
Male Literacy 76.33 % 80.45 %
Female Literacy 48.48 % 60.96 %

Uttar Pradesh Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Uttar Pradesh has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Uttar Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Uttar Pradesh have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Uttar Pradesh Population Male Female
Lucknow (Municipal Corporation) 2,815,601 1,470,133 1,345,468
Kanpur (Municipal Corporation) 2,767,031 1,502,370 1,264,661
Ghaziabad (Municipal Corporation) 1,636,068 869,257 766,811
Agra (Municipal Corporation) 1,574,542 849,771 724,771
Meerut (Municipal Corporation) 1,309,023 689,567 619,456
Varanasi (Municipal Corporation) 1,201,815 636,860 564,955
Allahabad (Municipal Corporation) 1,117,094 601,363 515,731

Large Urban Agglomeration of Uttar Pradesh Population Male Female
Kanpur 2,920,067 1,584,967 1,335,100
Lucknow 2,901,474 1,518,951 1,382,523
Ghaziabad 2,358,525 1,256,783 1,101,742
Agra 1,746,467 942,441 804,026
Varanasi 1,435,113 761,060 674,053
Meerut 1,424,908 754,857 670,051
Allahabad 1,216,719 655,734 560,985

Largest District by Population in Uttar Pradesh Population Male Female
Allahabad 5,954,391 3,131,807 2,822,584
Moradabad 4,772,006 2,503,186 2,268,820
Ghaziabad 4,681,645 2,488,834 2,192,811
Azamgarh 4,613,913 2,285,004 2,328,909
Lucknow 4,589,838 2,394,476 2,195,362
Kanpur Nagar 4,581,268 2,459,806 2,121,462
Jaunpur 4,494,204 2,220,465 2,273,739
Sitapur 4,483,992 2,375,264 2,108,728
Bareilly 4,448,359 2,357,665 2,090,694
Gorakhpur 4,440,895 2,277,777 2,163,118
Agra 4,418,797 2,364,953 2,053,844
Muzaffarnagar 4,143,512 2,193,434 1,950,078
Hardoi 4,092,845 2,191,442 1,901,403
Kheri 4,021,243 2,123,187 1,898,056
Sultanpur 3,797,117 1,914,586 1,882,531
Bijnor 3,682,713 1,921,215 1,761,498
Budaun 3,681,896 1,967,759 1,714,137
Varanasi 3,676,841 1,921,857 1,754,984
Aligarh 3,673,889 1,951,996 1,721,893
Ghazipur 3,620,268 1,855,075 1,765,193
Kushinagar 3,564,544 1,818,055 1,746,489
Bulandshahar 3,499,171 1,845,260 1,653,911
Bahraich 3,487,731 1,843,884 1,643,847
Saharanpur 3,466,382 1,834,106 1,632,276
Meerut 3,443,689 1,825,743 1,617,946
Gonda 3,433,919 1,787,146 1,646,773
Rae Bareli 3,405,559 1,752,542 1,653,017
Barabanki 3,260,699 1,707,073 1,553,626
Ballia 3,239,774 1,672,902 1,566,872
Pratapgarh 3,209,141 1,606,085 1,603,056
Unnao 3,108,367 1,630,087 1,478,280
Deoria 3,100,946 1,537,436 1,563,510
Shahjahanpur 3,006,538 1,606,403 1,400,135
Maharajganj 2,684,703 1,381,754 1,302,949
Fatehpur 2,632,733 1,384,722 1,248,011
Siddharth Nagar 2,559,297 1,295,095 1,264,202
Mathura 2,547,184 1,367,125 1,180,059
Firozabad 2,498,156 1,332,046 1,166,110
Mirzapur 2,496,970 1,312,302 1,184,668
Faizabad 2,470,996 1,259,628 1,211,368
Basti 2,464,464 1,255,272 1,209,192
Ambedkar Nagar 2,397,888 1,212,410 1,185,478
Rampur 2,335,819 1,223,889 1,111,930
Mau 2,205,968 1,114,709 1,091,259
Balrampur 2,148,665 1,114,721 1,033,944
Pilibhit 2,031,007 1,072,002 959,005
Jhansi 1,998,603 1,057,436 941,167
Chandauli 1,952,756 1,017,905 934,851
Farrukhabad 1,885,204 1,006,240 878,964
Mainpuri 1,868,529 993,377 875,152
Sonbhadra 1,862,559 971,344 891,215
Jyotiba Phule Nagar 1,840,221 963,449 876,772
Banda 1,799,410 965,876 833,534
Ramabai Nagar 1,796,184 963,255 832,929
Etah 1,774,480 947,339 827,141
Sant Kabir Nagar 1,715,183 869,656 845,527
Jalaun 1,689,974 906,092 783,882
Kannauj 1,656,616 881,776 774,840
Gautam Buddha Nagar 1,648,115 890,214 757,901
Kaushambi 1,599,596 838,485 761,111
Etawah 1,581,810 845,856 735,954
Sant Ravidas Nagar 1,578,213 807,099 771,114
Mahamaya Nagar 1,564,708 836,127 728,581
Kanshiram Nagar 1,436,719 764,165 672,554
Auraiya 1,379,545 740,040 639,505
Baghpat 1,303,048 700,070 602,978
Lalitpur 1,221,592 641,011 580,581
Shrawasti 1,117,361 593,897 523,464
Hamirpur 1,104,285 593,537 510,748


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Largest District (km²)
1 Kheri 7680
2 Sonbhadra 6905
3 Hardoi 5986
4 Sitapur 5743
5 Allahabad 5482
Percentage of Child
1 Siddharth Nagar 18.96 %
2 Shrawasti 18.95 %
3 Bahraich 18.77 %
4 Balrampur 18.37 %
5 Budaun 18.06 %
High Density
1 Ghaziabad 3971
2 Varanasi 2395
3 Lucknow 1816
4 Sant Ravidas Nagar 1555
5 Kanpur Nagar 1452
Top Population Growth
1 Bahraich 46.48 %
2 Ghaziabad 42.27 %
3 Gautam Buddha Nagar 37.11 %
4 Chitrakoot 29.43 %
5 Balrampur 27.72 %
High Literacy
1 Gautam Buddha Nagar 80.12 %
2 Kanpur Nagar 79.65 %
3 Auraiya 78.95 %
4 Etawah 78.41 %
5 Ghaziabad 78.07 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Jaunpur 1024
2 Azamgarh 1019
3 Deoria 1017
4 Pratapgarh 998
5 Sultanpur 983