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

Buxar district of Bihar has total population of 1,706,352 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 887,977 are males while 818,375 are females. In 2011 there were total 261,660 families residing in Buxar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Buxar district is 922.

Buxar district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.6% people lives in Urban areas while 90.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.4% while that in the rural areas is 69.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Buxar district is 893 while that of Rural areas is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Buxar district is 295127 which is 17% of the total population. There are 152626 male children and 142501 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Buxar is 934 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Buxar district.

The total literacy rate of Buxar district is 70.14%. The male literacy rate is 66.84% and the female literacy rate is 48.42% in Buxar district.

Population
1,706,352
Literacy
70.14%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Buxar 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.

Buxar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 295,127 152,626 142,501
Literacy 70.14% 66.84% 48.42%
Scheduled Caste 251,737 131,821 119,916
Scheduled Tribe 26,824 14,102 12,722
Illiterate 716,545 294,433 422,112

Caste-wise Population - Buxar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Buxar district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 251,737 131,821 119,916
Schedule Tribe 26,824 14,102 12,722

Religion-wise Population - Buxar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,591,454 (93.27%) 828,625 762,829
Muslim 105,423 (6.18%) 54,417 51,006
Christian 2,125 (0.12%) 1,076 1,049
Sikh 248 (0.01%) 124 124
Buddhist 5,090 (0.3%) 2,641 2,449
Jain 97 (0.01%) 58 39
Other Religion 57 (0%) 29 28
No Religion Specified 1,858 (0.11%) 1,007 851

Literacy Rate - Buxar district

The total literacy rate of Buxar district was 70.14% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 989,807 literates, males were 593,544 while females were 396,263. Also the male literacy rate was 80.72% and the female literacy rate was 58.63% in Buxar district.

  Buxar district Bihar
Female 58.63% 51.5%
Male 80.72% 71.2%
Total 70.14% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Buxar district

The Sex Ratio of Buxar district is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Buxar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Buxar district.


Population Density - Buxar district

The total area of Buxar district is 1,703 km2. Thus the density of Buxar district is 1,002 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 22 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,682 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Buxar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Buxar, 9.64% people lived in urban regions while 90.36% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 164,499 out of which 86,891 were males while remaining 77,608 were females. In rural areas of Buxar, male population was 801,086 while female population was 740,767.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Buxar was 893 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Buxar was 906 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Buxar were 23,882 which is 14.52% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Buxar was 925 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Buxar was 936 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Buxar for urban regions was 79.38 percent in which males were 85.34% literate while female literacy stood at 72.7%. The total literate population of Buxar was 989,807. Similarly in rural areas of Buxar, the average literacy rate was 69.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.2% and 57.1% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Buxar were 878,180.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.36% 9.64%
Total population 1,541,853 164,499
Male population 801,086 86,891
Female population 740,767 77,608
Sex ratio 925 893
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 936 906
Child population 271,245 23,882
Literates 878,180 111,627
Average literacy 69.11% 79.38%
Male literacy 80.2% 85.34%
Female literacy 57.1% 72.7%

Child Population - Buxar district

According to Census 2011, there were 295,127 children between age 0 to 6 years in Buxar district. Out of which 152,626 were male while 142,501 were female.


Working Population - Buxar district

In Buxar district out of total population, 538,322 were engaged in work activities. 61% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 538,322 workers engaged in Main Work, 105,122 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 114,292 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 328,547 278,552 49,995
Cultivators 105,122 96,575 8,547
Agriculture Labourer 114,292 92,169 22,123
Household Industries 13,175 8,880 4,295
Other Workers 95,958 80,928 15,030
Marginal Workers 209,775 123,628 86,147
Non Working 1,168,030 485,797 682,233

Buxar district Map


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