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

Arwal district of Bihar has total population of 700,843 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 363,497 are males while 337,346 are females. In 2011 there were total 118,222 families residing in Arwal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Arwal district is 928.

Arwal district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.4% people lives in Urban areas while 92.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.3% while that in the rural areas is 66.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Arwal district is 915 while that of Rural areas is 929.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arwal district is 127841 which is 18% of the total population. There are 65910 male children and 61931 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arwal is 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Arwal district.

The total literacy rate of Arwal district is 67.43%. The male literacy rate is 64.73% and the female literacy rate is 44.78% in Arwal district.

Population
700,843
Literacy
67.43%
Sex Ratio
928

To facilitate the administration, Arwal district is further divided into 5 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Arwal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 127,841 65,910 61,931
Literacy 67.43% 64.73% 44.78%
Scheduled Caste 141,314 72,885 68,429
Scheduled Tribe 590 283 307
Illiterate 314,492 128,218 186,274

Caste-wise Population - Arwal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Arwal district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 141,314 72,885 68,429
Schedule Tribe 590 283 307

Religion-wise Population - Arwal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 634,099 (90.48%) 329,040 305,059
Muslim 64,259 (9.17%) 33,156 31,103
Christian 390 (0.06%) 186 204
Sikh 59 (0.01%) 28 31
Buddhist 323 (0.05%) 182 141
Jain 74 (0.01%) 34 40
Other Religion 60 (0.01%) 29 31
No Religion Specified 1,579 (0.23%) 842 737

Literacy Rate - Arwal district

The total literacy rate of Arwal district was 67.43% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 386,351 literates, males were 235,279 while females were 151,072. Also the male literacy rate was 79.06% and the female literacy rate was 54.85% in Arwal district.

  Arwal district Bihar
Female 54.85% 51.5%
Male 79.06% 71.2%
Total 67.43% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Arwal district

The Sex Ratio of Arwal district is 928 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 928 females in Arwal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Arwal district.


Population Density - Arwal district

The total area of Arwal district is 638 km2. Thus the density of Arwal district is 1,098 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 24 sq. km. area is under urban region while 614 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Arwal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Arwal, 7.4% people lived in urban regions while 92.6% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 51,849 out of which 27,077 were males while remaining 24,772 were females. In rural areas of Arwal, male population was 336,420 while female population was 312,574.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Arwal was 915 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Arwal was 934 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Arwal were 9,194 which is 17.73% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Arwal was 929 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Arwal was 940 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Arwal for urban regions was 75.29 percent in which males were 85.17% literate while female literacy stood at 64.45%. The total literate population of Arwal was 386,351. Similarly in rural areas of Arwal, the average literacy rate was 66.79 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.57% and 54.09% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Arwal were 354,235.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.6% 7.4%
Total population 648,994 51,849
Male population 336,420 27,077
Female population 312,574 24,772
Sex ratio 929 915
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 940 934
Child population 118,647 9,194
Literates 354,235 32,116
Average literacy 66.79% 75.29%
Male literacy 78.57% 85.17%
Female literacy 54.09% 64.45%

Child Population - Arwal district

According to Census 2011, there were 127,841 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arwal district. Out of which 65,910 were male while 61,931 were female.


Working Population - Arwal district

In Arwal district out of total population, 236,354 were engaged in work activities. 68.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 236,354 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,590 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 88,146 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 161,277 126,761 34,516
Cultivators 41,590 35,653 5,937
Agriculture Labourer 88,146 65,281 22,865
Household Industries 3,891 2,779 1,112
Other Workers 27,650 23,048 4,602
Marginal Workers 75,077 41,230 33,847
Non Working 464,489 195,506 268,983

Arwal district Map


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