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

Gopalganj district of Bihar has total population of 2,562,012 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,267,666 are males while 1,294,346 are females. In 2011 there were total 413,044 families residing in Gopalganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gopalganj district is 1,021.

Gopalganj district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.4% people lives in Urban areas while 93.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in the rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gopalganj district is 969 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gopalganj district is 449530 which is 18% of the total population. There are 230014 male children and 219516 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gopalganj is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Gopalganj district.

The total literacy rate of Gopalganj district is 65.47%. The male literacy rate is 62.63% and the female literacy rate is 45.51% in Gopalganj district.

Population
2,562,012
Literacy
65.47%
Sex Ratio
1,021

To facilitate the administration, Gopalganj 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.

Gopalganj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 449,530 230,014 219,516
Literacy 65.47% 62.63% 45.51%
Scheduled Caste 320,064 159,265 160,799
Scheduled Tribe 60,807 29,833 30,974
Illiterate 1,179,014 473,761 705,253

Caste-wise Population - Gopalganj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.4% of total population in Gopalganj district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 320,064 159,265 160,799
Schedule Tribe 60,807 29,833 30,974

Religion-wise Population - Gopalganj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,119,262 (82.72%) 1,052,392 1,066,870
Muslim 436,057 (17.02%) 211,959 224,098
Christian 2,463 (0.1%) 1,212 1,251
Sikh 271 (0.01%) 122 149
Buddhist 167 (0.01%) 88 79
Jain 133 (0.01%) 67 66
Other Religion 28 (0%) 15 13
No Religion Specified 3,631 (0.14%) 1,811 1,820

Literacy Rate - Gopalganj district

The total literacy rate of Gopalganj district was 65.47% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,382,998 literates, males were 793,905 while females were 589,093. Also the male literacy rate was 76.51% and the female literacy rate was 54.81% in Gopalganj district.

  Gopalganj district Bihar
Female 54.81% 51.5%
Male 76.51% 71.2%
Total 65.47% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Gopalganj district

The Sex Ratio of Gopalganj district is 1,021 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,021 females in Gopalganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,021 ) of Gopalganj district.


Population Density - Gopalganj district

The total area of Gopalganj district is 2,033 km2. Thus the density of Gopalganj district is 1,260 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 52 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,981 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gopalganj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gopalganj, 6.35% people lived in urban regions while 93.65% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 162,805 out of which 82,699 were males while remaining 80,106 were females. In rural areas of Gopalganj, male population was 1,184,967 while female population was 1,214,240.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gopalganj was 969 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gopalganj was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gopalganj were 25,741 which is 15.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gopalganj was 1,025 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gopalganj was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gopalganj for urban regions was 75.1 percent in which males were 82.97% literate while female literacy stood at 67.01%. The total literate population of Gopalganj was 1,382,998. Similarly in rural areas of Gopalganj, the average literacy rate was 64.8 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.05% and 53.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gopalganj were 1,280,064.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.65% 6.35%
Total population 2,399,207 162,805
Male population 1,184,967 82,699
Female population 1,214,240 80,106
Sex ratio 1,025 969
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 943
Child population 423,789 25,741
Literates 1,280,064 102,934
Average literacy 64.8% 75.1%
Male literacy 76.05% 82.97%
Female literacy 53.99% 67.01%

Child Population - Gopalganj district

According to Census 2011, there were 449,530 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gopalganj district. Out of which 230,014 were male while 219,516 were female.


Working Population - Gopalganj district

In Gopalganj district out of total population, 728,201 were engaged in work activities. 49.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 728,201 workers engaged in Main Work, 138,969 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 108,576 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 363,111 300,336 62,775
Cultivators 138,969 120,197 18,772
Agriculture Labourer 108,576 84,113 24,463
Household Industries 12,455 9,186 3,269
Other Workers 103,111 86,840 16,271
Marginal Workers 365,090 239,250 125,840
Non Working 1,833,811 728,080 1,105,731

Gopalganj district Map


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