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

Darbhanga district of Bihar has total population of 3,937,385 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,059,949 are males while 1,877,436 are females. In 2011 there were total 803,012 families residing in Darbhanga district. The Average Sex Ratio of Darbhanga district is 911.

Darbhanga district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.7% people lives in Urban areas while 90.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.7% while that in the rural areas is 54.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Darbhanga district is 903 while that of Rural areas is 912.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Darbhanga district is 725482 which is 18% of the total population. There are 375682 male children and 349800 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Darbhanga is 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (911) of Darbhanga district.

The total literacy rate of Darbhanga district is 56.56%. The male literacy rate is 54.64% and the female literacy rate is 36.81% in Darbhanga district.

Population
3,937,385
Literacy
56.56%
Sex Ratio
911

To facilitate the administration, Darbhanga 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.

Darbhanga Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 725,482 375,682 349,800
Literacy 56.56% 54.64% 36.81%
Scheduled Caste 615,688 322,327 293,361
Scheduled Tribe 2,772 1,361 1,411
Illiterate 2,120,751 934,383 1,186,368

Caste-wise Population - Darbhanga district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Darbhanga district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 615,688 322,327 293,361
Schedule Tribe 2,772 1,361 1,411

Religion-wise Population - Darbhanga district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,042,729 (77.28%) 1,599,397 1,443,332
Muslim 881,476 (22.39%) 453,444 428,032
Christian 3,534 (0.09%) 1,813 1,721
Sikh 832 (0.02%) 410 422
Buddhist 245 (0.01%) 131 114
Jain 236 (0.01%) 119 117
Other Religion 101 (0%) 55 46
No Religion Specified 8,232 (0.21%) 4,580 3,652

Literacy Rate - Darbhanga district

The total literacy rate of Darbhanga district was 56.56% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,816,634 literates, males were 1,125,566 while females were 691,068. Also the male literacy rate was 66.83% and the female literacy rate was 45.24% in Darbhanga district.

  Darbhanga district Bihar
Female 45.24% 51.5%
Male 66.83% 71.2%
Total 56.56% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Darbhanga district

The Sex Ratio of Darbhanga district is 911 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 911 females in Darbhanga district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Darbhanga district.


Population Density - Darbhanga district

The total area of Darbhanga district is 2,279 km2. Thus the density of Darbhanga district is 1,728 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 68 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,211 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Darbhanga district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Darbhanga, 9.74% people lived in urban regions while 90.26% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 383,328 out of which 201,404 were males while remaining 181,924 were females. In rural areas of Darbhanga, male population was 1,858,545 while female population was 1,695,512.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Darbhanga was 903 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Darbhanga was 918 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Darbhanga were 57,186 which is 14.92% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Darbhanga was 912 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Darbhanga was 932 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Darbhanga for urban regions was 75.65 percent in which males were 82.3% literate while female literacy stood at 68.27%. The total literate population of Darbhanga was 1,816,634. Similarly in rural areas of Darbhanga, the average literacy rate was 54.4 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 65.07% and 42.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Darbhanga were 1,569,893.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.26% 9.74%
Total population 3,554,057 383,328
Male population 1,858,545 201,404
Female population 1,695,512 181,924
Sex ratio 912 903
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 932 918
Child population 668,296 57,186
Literates 1,569,893 246,741
Average literacy 54.4% 75.65%
Male literacy 65.07% 82.3%
Female literacy 42.64% 68.27%

Child Population - Darbhanga district

According to Census 2011, there were 725,482 children between age 0 to 6 years in Darbhanga district. Out of which 375,682 were male while 349,800 were female.


Working Population - Darbhanga district

In Darbhanga district out of total population, 1,223,640 were engaged in work activities. 59.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,223,640 workers engaged in Main Work, 179,408 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 301,524 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 731,347 619,269 112,078
Cultivators 179,408 157,601 21,807
Agriculture Labourer 301,524 247,834 53,690
Household Industries 24,015 16,468 7,547
Other Workers 226,400 197,366 29,034
Marginal Workers 492,293 328,658 163,635
Non Working 2,713,745 1,112,022 1,601,723

Darbhanga district Map


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