Demography

District (undivided Muzaffarnagar) Highlights 2011 Census (Source District Census Handbook)

  • District Muzaffarnagar (undivided) ranks 12th in terms of population in the state.
  • The percentage share of urban population in the district is 28. 8 percent as against 22.3 percent of the population in urban areas of the state.
  • Muzaffarnagar district has a population density of 1,034 persons per sq.km., which is more than the state average of 829 persons per sq. km.
  • Muzaffarnagar district ranks 42nd in terms of sex ratio (889) which is lower than the state average of 912 females per thousand males.
  • Muzaffarnagar district ranks 33rd in literacy with 69.1 percent which is higher than the state average of 67.7 percent.
  • There are only 139 uninhabited villages out of a total 1,019 villages in the district.
  • A decadal growth rate of the district 16.9 percent is lower than the state average of 20.2 percent.
  • Muzaffarnagar tahsil has the highest number of inhabited villages 235, while Budhana tahsil has the lowest number 110 of inhabited villages.
  • One new tahsil Khatauli has been added after 2001 census.

Note — MUZAFFARNAGAR (Undivided Muzaffarnagar)

District at a Glance

Item Description Item Description
Area  2991 Sq Km No. of Thanas  21
No. of Tehsils  4 No. of  Village  704
No. of Blocks  9 No. of Gram Panchayats  498
No. of Municipalities  2 Assembly Constituencies  6
No. of Nagar Panchayat  8 Loksbaha Constituencies  1 + Partial