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

Kishanganj district of Bihar has total population of 1,690,400 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 866,970 are males while 823,430 are females. In 2011 there were total 338,445 families residing in Kishanganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishanganj district is 950.

Kishanganj district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.5% people lives in Urban areas while 90.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.2% while that in the rural areas is 53.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishanganj district is 926 while that of Rural areas is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishanganj district is 346904 which is 21% of the total population. There are 175962 male children and 170942 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishanganj is 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Kishanganj district.

The total literacy rate of Kishanganj district is 55.46%. The male literacy rate is 50.74% and the female literacy rate is 37.06% in Kishanganj district.

Population
1,690,400
Literacy
55.46%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Kishanganj 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.

Kishanganj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 346,904 175,962 170,942
Literacy 55.46% 50.74% 37.06%
Scheduled Caste 113,118 57,964 55,154
Scheduled Tribe 64,224 32,506 31,718
Illiterate 945,344 427,049 518,295

Caste-wise Population - Kishanganj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.8% of total population in Kishanganj district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 113,118 57,964 55,154
Schedule Tribe 64,224 32,506 31,718

Religion-wise Population - Kishanganj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 531,236 (31.43%) 274,822 256,414
Muslim 1,149,095 (67.98%) 586,992 562,103
Christian 5,783 (0.34%) 2,933 2,850
Sikh 398 (0.02%) 216 182
Buddhist 183 (0.01%) 102 81
Jain 1,476 (0.09%) 755 721
Other Religion 28 (0%) 13 15
No Religion Specified 2,201 (0.13%) 1,137 1,064

Literacy Rate - Kishanganj district

The total literacy rate of Kishanganj district was 55.46% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 745,056 literates, males were 439,921 while females were 305,135. Also the male literacy rate was 63.66% and the female literacy rate was 46.76% in Kishanganj district.

  Kishanganj district Bihar
Female 46.76% 51.5%
Male 63.66% 71.2%
Total 55.46% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Kishanganj district

The Sex Ratio of Kishanganj district is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Kishanganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Kishanganj district.


Population Density - Kishanganj district

The total area of Kishanganj district is 1,884 km2. Thus the density of Kishanganj district is 897 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 70 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,814 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kishanganj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kishanganj, 9.53% people lived in urban regions while 90.47% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 161,123 out of which 83,652 were males while remaining 77,471 were females. In rural areas of Kishanganj, male population was 783,318 while female population was 745,959.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kishanganj was 926 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kishanganj was 967 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kishanganj were 26,838 which is 16.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kishanganj was 952 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kishanganj was 972 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kishanganj for urban regions was 71.18 percent in which males were 76.58% literate while female literacy stood at 65.31%. The total literate population of Kishanganj was 745,056. Similarly in rural areas of Kishanganj, the average literacy rate was 53.71 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 62.21% and 44.74% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kishanganj were 649,466.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.47% 9.53%
Total population 1,529,277 161,123
Male population 783,318 83,652
Female population 745,959 77,471
Sex ratio 952 926
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 972 967
Child population 320,066 26,838
Literates 649,466 95,590
Average literacy 53.71% 71.18%
Male literacy 62.21% 76.58%
Female literacy 44.74% 65.31%

Child Population - Kishanganj district

According to Census 2011, there were 346,904 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishanganj district. Out of which 175,962 were male while 170,942 were female.


Working Population - Kishanganj district

In Kishanganj district out of total population, 529,064 were engaged in work activities. 72.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 529,064 workers engaged in Main Work, 90,347 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 220,301 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 384,416 334,500 49,916
Cultivators 90,347 84,261 6,086
Agriculture Labourer 220,301 191,135 29,166
Household Industries 5,832 3,725 2,107
Other Workers 67,936 55,379 12,557
Marginal Workers 144,648 86,692 57,956
Non Working 1,161,336 445,778 715,558

Kishanganj district Map


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