Araria District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011

Araria district of Bihar has total population of 2,811,569 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,463,333 are males while 1,348,236 are females. In 2011 there were total 568,142 families residing in Araria district. The Average Sex Ratio of Araria district is 921.

Araria district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6% people lives in Urban areas while 94% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.1% while that in the rural areas is 52.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Araria district is 895 while that of Rural areas is 923.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Araria district is 577886 which is 21% of the total population. There are 295315 male children and 282571 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Araria is 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (921) of Araria district.

The total literacy rate of Araria district is 53.53%. The male literacy rate is 49.73% and the female literacy rate is 34.72% in Araria district.

Population
2,811,569
Literacy
53.53%
Sex Ratio
921

To facilitate the administration, Araria district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Araria Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Araria district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 577,886 295,315 282,571
Literacy 53.53% 49.73% 34.72%
Scheduled Caste 382,654 198,247 184,407
Scheduled Tribe 38,848 19,887 18,961
Illiterate 1,615,801 735,690 880,111

Caste-wise Population - Araria district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Araria district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 382,654 198,247 184,407
Schedule Tribe 38,848 19,887 18,961

Religion-wise Population - Araria district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,593,525 (56.68%) 832,863 760,662
Muslim 1,207,442 (42.95%) 624,887 582,555
Christian 4,116 (0.15%) 2,158 1,958
Sikh 371 (0.01%) 211 160
Buddhist 187 (0.01%) 136 51
Jain 1,910 (0.07%) 985 925
Other Religion 63 (0%) 35 28
No Religion Specified 3,955 (0.14%) 2,058 1,897

Literacy Rate - Araria district

The total literacy rate of Araria district was 53.53% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,195,768 literates, males were 727,643 while females were 468,125. Also the male literacy rate was 62.3% and the female literacy rate was 43.93% in Araria district.

  Araria district Bihar
Female 43.93% 51.5%
Male 62.3% 71.2%
Total 53.53% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Araria district

The Sex Ratio of Araria district is 921 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 921 females in Araria district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 921 ) of Araria district.


Population Density - Araria district

The total area of Araria district is 2,830 km2. Thus the density of Araria district is 993 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 51 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,779 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Araria district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Araria, 6% people lived in urban regions while 94% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 168,777 out of which 89,079 were males while remaining 79,698 were females. In rural areas of Araria, male population was 1,374,254 while female population was 1,268,538.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Araria was 895 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Araria was 953 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Araria were 28,185 which is 16.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Araria was 923 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Araria was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Araria for urban regions was 72.1 percent in which males were 77.8% literate while female literacy stood at 65.65%. The total literate population of Araria was 1,195,768. Similarly in rural areas of Araria, the average literacy rate was 52.29 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 61.24% and 42.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Araria were 1,094,403.

Rural Urban
Population % 94% 6%
Total population 2,642,792 168,777
Male population 1,374,254 89,079
Female population 1,268,538 79,698
Sex ratio 923 895
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 953
Child population 549,701 28,185
Literates 1,094,403 101,365
Average literacy 52.29% 72.1%
Male literacy 61.24% 77.8%
Female literacy 42.5% 65.65%

Child Population - Araria district

According to Census 2011, there were 577,886 children between age 0 to 6 years in Araria district. Out of which 295,315 were male while 282,571 were female.


Working Population - Araria district

In Araria district out of total population, 1,069,893 were engaged in work activities. 65.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,069,893 workers engaged in Main Work, 170,879 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 414,626 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 696,410 537,151 159,259
Cultivators 170,879 147,672 23,207
Agriculture Labourer 414,626 301,856 112,770
Household Industries 12,005 7,209 4,796
Other Workers 98,900 80,414 18,486
Marginal Workers 373,483 171,240 202,243
Non Working 1,741,676 754,942 986,734

Araria district Map


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