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

Gaya district of Bihar has total population of 4,391,418 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,266,566 are males while 2,124,852 are females. In 2011 there were total 688,425 families residing in Gaya district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gaya district is 937.

Gaya district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.2% people lives in Urban areas while 86.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in the rural areas is 61%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gaya district is 901 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gaya district is 783059 which is 18% of the total population. There are 399426 male children and 383633 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gaya is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (937) of Gaya district.

The total literacy rate of Gaya district is 63.67%. The male literacy rate is 60.39% and the female literacy rate is 43.71% in Gaya district.

Population
4,391,418
Literacy
63.67%
Sex Ratio
937

To facilitate the administration, Gaya district is further divided into 24 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gaya Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 783,059 399,426 383,633
Literacy 63.67% 60.39% 43.71%
Scheduled Caste 1,334,351 683,943 650,408
Scheduled Tribe 3,098 1,635 1,463
Illiterate 2,093,805 897,763 1,196,042

Caste-wise Population - Gaya district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Gaya district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,334,351 683,943 650,408
Schedule Tribe 3,098 1,635 1,463

Religion-wise Population - Gaya district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,876,395 (88.27%) 2,002,380 1,874,015
Muslim 488,121 (11.12%) 250,474 237,647
Christian 3,943 (0.09%) 2,044 1,899
Sikh 913 (0.02%) 475 438
Buddhist 870 (0.02%) 523 347
Jain 1,723 (0.04%) 864 859
Other Religion 108 (0%) 46 62
No Religion Specified 19,345 (0.44%) 9,760 9,585

Literacy Rate - Gaya district

The total literacy rate of Gaya district was 63.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,297,613 literates, males were 1,368,803 while females were 928,810. Also the male literacy rate was 73.31% and the female literacy rate was 53.34% in Gaya district.

  Gaya district Bihar
Female 53.34% 51.5%
Male 73.31% 71.2%
Total 63.67% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Gaya district

The Sex Ratio of Gaya district is 937 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 937 females in Gaya district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 937 ) of Gaya district.


Population Density - Gaya district

The total area of Gaya district is 4,976 km2. Thus the density of Gaya district is 883 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 85 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,891 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gaya district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gaya, 13.24% people lived in urban regions while 86.76% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 581,601 out of which 305,974 were males while remaining 275,627 were females. In rural areas of Gaya, male population was 1,960,592 while female population was 1,849,225.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gaya was 901 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gaya was 922 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gaya were 80,878 which is 13.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gaya was 943 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gaya was 965 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gaya for urban regions was 80.22 percent in which males were 85.41% literate while female literacy stood at 74.45%. The total literate population of Gaya was 2,297,613. Similarly in rural areas of Gaya, the average literacy rate was 61.01 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.32% and 50.02% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gaya were 1,895,908.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.76% 13.24%
Total population 3,809,817 581,601
Male population 1,960,592 305,974
Female population 1,849,225 275,627
Sex ratio 943 901
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 965 922
Child population 702,181 80,878
Literates 1,895,908 401,705
Average literacy 61.01% 80.22%
Male literacy 71.32% 85.41%
Female literacy 50.02% 74.45%

Child Population - Gaya district

According to Census 2011, there were 783,059 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gaya district. Out of which 399,426 were male while 383,633 were female.


Working Population - Gaya district

In Gaya district out of total population, 1,664,062 were engaged in work activities. 60.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,664,062 workers engaged in Main Work, 270,702 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 411,942 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,007,057 734,465 272,592
Cultivators 270,702 207,565 63,137
Agriculture Labourer 411,942 277,261 134,681
Household Industries 49,055 31,200 17,855
Other Workers 275,358 218,439 56,919
Marginal Workers 657,005 341,705 315,300
Non Working 2,727,356 1,190,396 1,536,960

Gaya district Map


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