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

Bhojpur district of Bihar has total population of 2,728,407 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,430,380 are males while 1,298,027 are females. In 2011 there were total 416,090 families residing in Bhojpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhojpur district is 907.

Bhojpur district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.3% people lives in Urban areas while 85.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.1% while that in the rural areas is 69.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhojpur district is 892 while that of Rural areas is 910.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhojpur district is 459187 which is 17% of the total population. There are 239364 male children and 219823 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhojpur is 918 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (907) of Bhojpur district.

The total literacy rate of Bhojpur district is 70.47%. The male literacy rate is 68.06% and the female literacy rate is 48.2% in Bhojpur district.

Population
2,728,407
Literacy
70.47%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Bhojpur district is further divided into 14 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bhojpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 459,187 239,364 219,823
Literacy 70.47% 68.06% 48.2%
Scheduled Caste 425,402 222,716 202,686
Scheduled Tribe 13,977 7,363 6,614
Illiterate 1,129,256 456,894 672,362

Caste-wise Population - Bhojpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Bhojpur district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 425,402 222,716 202,686
Schedule Tribe 13,977 7,363 6,614

Religion-wise Population - Bhojpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,518,216 (92.3%) 1,321,631 1,196,585
Muslim 197,819 (7.25%) 102,282 95,537
Christian 2,165 (0.08%) 1,111 1,054
Sikh 544 (0.02%) 274 270
Buddhist 647 (0.02%) 333 314
Jain 1,472 (0.05%) 739 733
Other Religion 48 (0%) 23 25
No Religion Specified 7,496 (0.27%) 3,987 3,509

Literacy Rate - Bhojpur district

The total literacy rate of Bhojpur district was 70.47% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,599,151 literates, males were 973,486 while females were 625,665. Also the male literacy rate was 81.74% and the female literacy rate was 58.03% in Bhojpur district.

  Bhojpur district Bihar
Female 58.03% 51.5%
Male 81.74% 71.2%
Total 70.47% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Bhojpur district

The Sex Ratio of Bhojpur district is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Bhojpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 918 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Bhojpur district.


Population Density - Bhojpur district

The total area of Bhojpur district is 2,395 km2. Thus the density of Bhojpur district is 1,139 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 84 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,311 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bhojpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bhojpur, 14.29% people lived in urban regions while 85.71% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 389,861 out of which 206,106 were males while remaining 183,755 were females. In rural areas of Bhojpur, male population was 1,224,274 while female population was 1,114,272.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bhojpur was 892 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bhojpur was 904 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bhojpur were 56,918 which is 14.6% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bhojpur was 910 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bhojpur was 920 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bhojpur for urban regions was 78.12 percent in which males were 84.43% literate while female literacy stood at 71.02%. The total literate population of Bhojpur was 1,599,151. Similarly in rural areas of Bhojpur, the average literacy rate was 69.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.27% and 55.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bhojpur were 1,339,063.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.71% 14.29%
Total population 2,338,546 389,861
Male population 1,224,274 206,106
Female population 1,114,272 183,755
Sex ratio 910 892
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 920 904
Child population 402,269 56,918
Literates 1,339,063 260,088
Average literacy 69.16% 78.12%
Male literacy 81.27% 84.43%
Female literacy 55.82% 71.02%

Child Population - Bhojpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 459,187 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhojpur district. Out of which 239,364 were male while 219,823 were female.


Working Population - Bhojpur district

In Bhojpur district out of total population, 822,493 were engaged in work activities. 62.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 822,493 workers engaged in Main Work, 147,646 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 184,314 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 512,009 434,666 77,343
Cultivators 147,646 133,173 14,473
Agriculture Labourer 184,314 153,380 30,934
Household Industries 24,686 16,882 7,804
Other Workers 155,363 131,231 24,132
Marginal Workers 310,484 205,617 104,867
Non Working 1,905,914 790,097 1,115,817

Bhojpur district Map


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