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

Bhagalpur district of Bihar has total population of 3,037,766 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,615,663 are males while 1,422,103 are females. In 2011 there were total 564,711 families residing in Bhagalpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhagalpur district is 880.

Bhagalpur district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.8% people lives in Urban areas while 80.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.9% while that in the rural areas is 59.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhagalpur district is 881 while that of Rural areas is 880.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhagalpur district is 546382 which is 18% of the total population. There are 281937 male children and 264445 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhagalpur is 938 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (880) of Bhagalpur district.

The total literacy rate of Bhagalpur district is 63.14%. The male literacy rate is 58.04% and the female literacy rate is 44.68% in Bhagalpur district.

Population
3,037,766
Literacy
63.14%
Sex Ratio
880

To facilitate the administration, Bhagalpur district is further divided into 16 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bhagalpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 546,382 281,937 264,445
Literacy 63.14% 58.04% 44.68%
Scheduled Caste 318,569 169,667 148,902
Scheduled Tribe 67,180 35,545 31,635
Illiterate 1,464,700 677,994 786,706

Caste-wise Population - Bhagalpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Bhagalpur district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 318,569 169,667 148,902
Schedule Tribe 67,180 35,545 31,635

Religion-wise Population - Bhagalpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,487,866 (81.9%) 1,328,217 1,159,649
Muslim 537,098 (17.68%) 280,770 256,328
Christian 3,556 (0.12%) 1,790 1,766
Sikh 415 (0.01%) 205 210
Buddhist 180 (0.01%) 94 86
Jain 1,050 (0.03%) 563 487
Other Religion 32 (0%) 16 16
No Religion Specified 7,569 (0.25%) 4,008 3,561

Literacy Rate - Bhagalpur district

The total literacy rate of Bhagalpur district was 63.14% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,573,066 literates, males were 937,669 while females were 635,397. Also the male literacy rate was 70.3% and the female literacy rate was 54.89% in Bhagalpur district.

  Bhagalpur district Bihar
Female 54.89% 51.5%
Male 70.3% 71.2%
Total 63.14% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Bhagalpur district

The Sex Ratio of Bhagalpur district is 880 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 880 females in Bhagalpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 938 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 880 ) of Bhagalpur district.


Population Density - Bhagalpur district

The total area of Bhagalpur district is 2,569 km2. Thus the density of Bhagalpur district is 1,182 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,500 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bhagalpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bhagalpur, 19.83% people lived in urban regions while 80.17% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 602,532 out of which 320,277 were males while remaining 282,255 were females. In rural areas of Bhagalpur, male population was 1,295,386 while female population was 1,139,848.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bhagalpur was 881 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bhagalpur was 915 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bhagalpur were 89,372 which is 14.83% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bhagalpur was 880 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bhagalpur was 943 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bhagalpur for urban regions was 75.87 percent in which males were 80.73% literate while female literacy stood at 70.33%. The total literate population of Bhagalpur was 1,573,066. Similarly in rural areas of Bhagalpur, the average literacy rate was 59.84 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.61% and 50.86% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bhagalpur were 1,183,706.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.17% 19.83%
Total population 2,435,234 602,532
Male population 1,295,386 320,277
Female population 1,139,848 282,255
Sex ratio 880 881
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 943 915
Child population 457,010 89,372
Literates 1,183,706 389,360
Average literacy 59.84% 75.87%
Male literacy 67.61% 80.73%
Female literacy 50.86% 70.33%

Child Population - Bhagalpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 546,382 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhagalpur district. Out of which 281,937 were male while 264,445 were female.


Working Population - Bhagalpur district

In Bhagalpur district out of total population, 983,528 were engaged in work activities. 54.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 983,528 workers engaged in Main Work, 92,720 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 186,542 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 534,129 451,588 82,541
Cultivators 92,720 82,585 10,135
Agriculture Labourer 186,542 153,588 32,954
Household Industries 35,072 24,835 10,237
Other Workers 219,795 190,580 29,215
Marginal Workers 449,399 288,468 160,931
Non Working 2,054,238 875,607 1,178,631

Bhagalpur district Map


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