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

Khagaria district of Bihar has total population of 1,666,886 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 883,786 are males while 783,100 are females. In 2011 there were total 328,823 families residing in Khagaria district. The Average Sex Ratio of Khagaria district is 886.

Khagaria district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.2% people lives in Urban areas while 94.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.7% while that in the rural areas is 56.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Khagaria district is 874 while that of Rural areas is 887.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Khagaria district is 340880 which is 20% of the total population. There are 177007 male children and 163873 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Khagaria is 926 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Khagaria district.

The total literacy rate of Khagaria district is 57.92%. The male literacy rate is 52.18% and the female literacy rate is 39.19% in Khagaria district.

Population
1,666,886
Literacy
57.92%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Khagaria district is further divided into 7 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Khagaria Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 340,880 177,007 163,873
Literacy 57.92% 52.18% 39.19%
Scheduled Caste 247,161 130,191 116,970
Scheduled Tribe 675 352 323
Illiterate 898,858 422,633 476,225

Caste-wise Population - Khagaria district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Khagaria district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 247,161 130,191 116,970
Schedule Tribe 675 352 323

Religion-wise Population - Khagaria district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,486,989 (89.21%) 789,124 697,865
Muslim 175,588 (10.53%) 92,402 83,186
Christian 1,253 (0.08%) 659 594
Sikh 143 (0.01%) 81 62
Buddhist 79 (0%) 42 37
Jain 86 (0.01%) 44 42
Other Religion 115 (0.01%) 67 48
No Religion Specified 2,633 (0.16%) 1,367 1,266

Literacy Rate - Khagaria district

The total literacy rate of Khagaria district was 57.92% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 768,028 literates, males were 461,153 while females were 306,875. Also the male literacy rate was 65.25% and the female literacy rate was 49.56% in Khagaria district.

  Khagaria district Bihar
Female 49.56% 51.5%
Male 65.25% 71.2%
Total 57.92% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Khagaria district

The Sex Ratio of Khagaria district is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Khagaria district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 926 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Khagaria district.


Population Density - Khagaria district

The total area of Khagaria district is 1,486 km2. Thus the density of Khagaria district is 1,122 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 12 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,474 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Khagaria district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Khagaria, 5.23% people lived in urban regions while 94.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 87,159 out of which 46,505 were males while remaining 40,654 were females. In rural areas of Khagaria, male population was 837,281 while female population was 742,446.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Khagaria was 874 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Khagaria was 921 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Khagaria were 14,206 which is 16.3% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Khagaria was 887 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Khagaria was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Khagaria for urban regions was 76.74 percent in which males were 81.45% literate while female literacy stood at 71.3%. The total literate population of Khagaria was 768,028. Similarly in rural areas of Khagaria, the average literacy rate was 56.82 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.3% and 48.3% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Khagaria were 712,044.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.77% 5.23%
Total population 1,579,727 87,159
Male population 837,281 46,505
Female population 742,446 40,654
Sex ratio 887 874
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 921
Child population 326,674 14,206
Literates 712,044 55,984
Average literacy 56.82% 76.74%
Male literacy 64.3% 81.45%
Female literacy 48.3% 71.3%

Child Population - Khagaria district

According to Census 2011, there were 340,880 children between age 0 to 6 years in Khagaria district. Out of which 177,007 were male while 163,873 were female.


Working Population - Khagaria district

In Khagaria district out of total population, 560,805 were engaged in work activities. 54.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 560,805 workers engaged in Main Work, 75,365 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 145,787 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 306,283 252,177 54,106
Cultivators 75,365 66,889 8,476
Agriculture Labourer 145,787 117,532 28,255
Household Industries 10,847 6,320 4,527
Other Workers 74,284 61,436 12,848
Marginal Workers 254,522 146,039 108,483
Non Working 1,106,081 485,570 620,511

Khagaria district Map


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