As per the census 2011, out of the entire population of the state, Uttar Pradesh, 22.27% people reside in urban areas. 44,495,063 people out of the total population live in urban area in which the number of males is 23,487,515 and females are 21,007,548. In last 10years, the urban population has incremented by 22.27 percent.
In Urban areas, the sex ratio was 894 females per 1000 males. For children in the age between 0 to 6 years, the data revealed at 885 girls per 1000 boys. The total number of children between 0-6 years living in urban areas was 5,750,748. 12.92 % were children (0-6) of the total population in urban areas. For urban areas in Uttar Pradesh, the average Literacy rate was 75.14%. It males were 80.45% literate and females at 69.22%. In Uttar Pradesh, total literates in urban region were 29,112,875.
Districts of Uttar Pradesh with Highest Urban Population
1. Ghaziabad 3,162,547
2. Lucknow 3,038,996
3. Kanpur Nagar 3,015,645
4. Agra 2,024,195
5. Meerut 1,759,182
Districts of Uttar Pradesh with Lowest Urban Population
1. Shrawasti 38,649
2. Chitrakoot 96,332
3. Kaushambi 124,456
4. Sant Kabir Nagar 128,531
5. Maharajganj 134,730
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