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

Banka district of Bihar has total population of 2,034,763 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,067,140 are males while 967,623 are females. In 2011 there were total 381,601 families residing in Banka district. The Average Sex Ratio of Banka district is 907.

Banka district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.5% people lives in Urban areas while 96.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.6% while that in the rural areas is 57.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Banka district is 875 while that of Rural areas is 908.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Banka district is 375282 which is 18% of the total population. There are 193179 male children and 182103 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banka is 943 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (907) of Banka district.

The total literacy rate of Banka district is 58.17%. The male literacy rate is 55.38% and the female literacy rate is 38.69% in Banka district.

Population
2,034,763
Literacy
58.17%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Banka district is further divided into 11 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Banka Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 375,282 193,179 182,103
Literacy 58.17% 55.38% 38.69%
Scheduled Caste 247,858 129,663 118,195
Scheduled Tribe 90,432 45,901 44,531
Illiterate 1,069,442 476,179 593,263

Caste-wise Population - Banka district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Banka district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 247,858 129,663 118,195
Schedule Tribe 90,432 45,901 44,531

Religion-wise Population - Banka district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,772,655 (87.12%) 931,659 840,996
Muslim 250,925 (12.33%) 129,692 121,233
Christian 6,138 (0.3%) 3,087 3,051
Sikh 139 (0.01%) 64 75
Buddhist 113 (0.01%) 65 48
Jain 94 (0%) 52 42
Other Religion 1,035 (0.05%) 507 528
No Religion Specified 3,664 (0.18%) 2,014 1,650

Literacy Rate - Banka district

The total literacy rate of Banka district was 58.17% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 965,321 literates, males were 590,961 while females were 374,360. Also the male literacy rate was 67.62% and the female literacy rate was 47.66% in Banka district.

  Banka district Bihar
Female 47.66% 51.5%
Male 67.62% 71.2%
Total 58.17% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Banka district

The Sex Ratio of Banka district is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Banka district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Banka district.


Population Density - Banka district

The total area of Banka district is 3,020 km2. Thus the density of Banka district is 674 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 30 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,990 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Banka district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Banka, 3.5% people lived in urban regions while 96.5% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 71,313 out of which 38,043 were males while remaining 33,270 were females. In rural areas of Banka, male population was 1,029,097 while female population was 934,353.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Banka was 875 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Banka was 899 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Banka were 11,541 which is 16.18% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Banka was 908 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Banka was 944 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Banka for urban regions was 72.61 percent in which males were 78.3% literate while female literacy stood at 66.06%. The total literate population of Banka was 965,321. Similarly in rural areas of Banka, the average literacy rate was 57.63 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.21% and 46.98% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Banka were 921,921.

Rural Urban
Population % 96.5% 3.5%
Total population 1,963,450 71,313
Male population 1,029,097 38,043
Female population 934,353 33,270
Sex ratio 908 875
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 944 899
Child population 363,741 11,541
Literates 921,921 43,400
Average literacy 57.63% 72.61%
Male literacy 67.21% 78.3%
Female literacy 46.98% 66.06%

Child Population - Banka district

According to Census 2011, there were 375,282 children between age 0 to 6 years in Banka district. Out of which 193,179 were male while 182,103 were female.


Working Population - Banka district

In Banka district out of total population, 771,080 were engaged in work activities. 48.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 771,080 workers engaged in Main Work, 106,751 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 183,546 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 374,097 295,336 78,761
Cultivators 106,751 89,193 17,558
Agriculture Labourer 183,546 140,131 43,415
Household Industries 11,665 7,654 4,011
Other Workers 72,135 58,358 13,777
Marginal Workers 396,983 222,481 174,502
Non Working 1,263,683 549,323 714,360

Banka district Map


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