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

Begusarai district of Bihar has total population of 2,970,541 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,567,660 are males while 1,402,881 are females. In 2011 there were total 589,667 families residing in Begusarai district. The Average Sex Ratio of Begusarai district is 895.

Begusarai district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.2% people lives in Urban areas while 80.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.4% while that in the rural areas is 61.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Begusarai district is 891 while that of Rural areas is 896.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Begusarai district is 545965 which is 18% of the total population. There are 284517 male children and 261448 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Begusarai is 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (895) of Begusarai district.

The total literacy rate of Begusarai district is 63.87%. The male literacy rate is 58.59% and the female literacy rate is 44.92% in Begusarai district.

Population
2,970,541
Literacy
63.87%
Sex Ratio
895

To facilitate the administration, Begusarai district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Begusarai Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 545,965 284,517 261,448
Literacy 63.87% 58.59% 44.92%
Scheduled Caste 432,270 227,481 204,789
Scheduled Tribe 1,597 848 749
Illiterate 1,421,868 649,153 772,715

Caste-wise Population - Begusarai district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Begusarai district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 432,270 227,481 204,789
Schedule Tribe 1,597 848 749

Religion-wise Population - Begusarai district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,554,330 (85.99%) 1,350,927 1,203,403
Muslim 407,348 (13.71%) 211,896 195,452
Christian 2,209 (0.07%) 1,186 1,023
Sikh 402 (0.01%) 207 195
Buddhist 229 (0.01%) 121 108
Jain 276 (0.01%) 139 137
Other Religion 57 (0%) 31 26
No Religion Specified 5,690 (0.19%) 3,153 2,537

Literacy Rate - Begusarai district

The total literacy rate of Begusarai district was 63.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,548,673 literates, males were 918,507 while females were 630,166. Also the male literacy rate was 71.58% and the female literacy rate was 55.21% in Begusarai district.

  Begusarai district Bihar
Female 55.21% 51.5%
Male 71.58% 71.2%
Total 63.87% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Begusarai district

The Sex Ratio of Begusarai district is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Begusarai district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Begusarai district.


Population Density - Begusarai district

The total area of Begusarai district is 1,918 km2. Thus the density of Begusarai district is 1,549 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 142 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,776 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Begusarai district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Begusarai, 19.18% people lived in urban regions while 80.82% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 569,823 out of which 301,352 were males while remaining 268,471 were females. In rural areas of Begusarai, male population was 1,266,308 while female population was 1,134,410.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Begusarai was 891 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Begusarai was 914 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Begusarai were 96,336 which is 16.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Begusarai was 896 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Begusarai was 920 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Begusarai for urban regions was 72.37 percent in which males were 78.33% literate while female literacy stood at 65.65%. The total literate population of Begusarai was 1,548,673. Similarly in rural areas of Begusarai, the average literacy rate was 61.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.94% and 52.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Begusarai were 1,205,992.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.82% 19.18%
Total population 2,400,718 569,823
Male population 1,266,308 301,352
Female population 1,134,410 268,471
Sex ratio 896 891
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 920 914
Child population 449,629 96,336
Literates 1,205,992 342,681
Average literacy 61.81% 72.37%
Male literacy 69.94% 78.33%
Female literacy 52.68% 65.65%

Child Population - Begusarai district

According to Census 2011, there were 545,965 children between age 0 to 6 years in Begusarai district. Out of which 284,517 were male while 261,448 were female.


Working Population - Begusarai district

In Begusarai district out of total population, 938,182 were engaged in work activities. 63.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 938,182 workers engaged in Main Work, 114,779 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 225,638 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 591,811 491,066 100,745
Cultivators 114,779 102,813 11,966
Agriculture Labourer 225,638 183,096 42,542
Household Industries 35,795 22,682 13,113
Other Workers 215,599 182,475 33,124
Marginal Workers 346,371 224,279 122,092
Non Working 2,032,359 852,315 1,180,044

Begusarai district Map


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