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

Madhepura district of Bihar has total population of 2,001,762 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,047,559 are males while 954,203 are females. In 2011 there were total 401,289 families residing in Madhepura district. The Average Sex Ratio of Madhepura district is 911.

Madhepura district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.4% people lives in Urban areas while 95.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.5% while that in the rural areas is 51.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Madhepura district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 912.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Madhepura district is 404576 which is 20% of the total population. There are 209571 male children and 195005 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Madhepura is 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (911) of Madhepura district.

The total literacy rate of Madhepura district is 52.25%. The male literacy rate is 49.42% and the female literacy rate is 33.21% in Madhepura district.

Population
2,001,762
Literacy
52.25%
Sex Ratio
911

To facilitate the administration, Madhepura district is further divided into 13 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Madhepura Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 404,576 209,571 195,005
Literacy 52.25% 49.42% 33.21%
Scheduled Caste 346,275 179,337 166,938
Scheduled Tribe 12,532 6,442 6,090
Illiterate 1,167,185 529,893 637,292

Caste-wise Population - Madhepura district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Madhepura district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 346,275 179,337 166,938
Schedule Tribe 12,532 6,442 6,090

Religion-wise Population - Madhepura district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,753,829 (87.61%) 919,610 834,219
Muslim 241,760 (12.08%) 124,687 117,073
Christian 1,342 (0.07%) 721 621
Sikh 170 (0.01%) 92 78
Buddhist 60 (0%) 38 22
Jain 133 (0.01%) 69 64
Other Religion 81 (0%) 46 35
No Religion Specified 4,387 (0.22%) 2,296 2,091

Literacy Rate - Madhepura district

The total literacy rate of Madhepura district was 52.25% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 834,577 literates, males were 517,666 while females were 316,911. Also the male literacy rate was 61.77% and the female literacy rate was 41.74% in Madhepura district.

  Madhepura district Bihar
Female 41.74% 51.5%
Male 61.77% 71.2%
Total 52.25% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Madhepura district

The Sex Ratio of Madhepura district is 911 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 911 females in Madhepura district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Madhepura district.


Population Density - Madhepura district

The total area of Madhepura district is 1,788 km2. Thus the density of Madhepura district is 1,120 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 41 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,747 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Madhepura district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Madhepura, 4.42% people lived in urban regions while 95.58% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 88,461 out of which 46,799 were males while remaining 41,662 were females. In rural areas of Madhepura, male population was 1,000,760 while female population was 912,541.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Madhepura was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Madhepura was 942 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Madhepura were 14,314 which is 16.18% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Madhepura was 912 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Madhepura was 930 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Madhepura for urban regions was 73.5 percent in which males were 79.79% literate while female literacy stood at 66.35%. The total literate population of Madhepura was 834,577. Similarly in rural areas of Madhepura, the average literacy rate was 51.22 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 60.89% and 40.56% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Madhepura were 780,081.

Rural Urban
Population % 95.58% 4.42%
Total population 1,913,301 88,461
Male population 1,000,760 46,799
Female population 912,541 41,662
Sex ratio 912 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 930 942
Child population 390,262 14,314
Literates 780,081 54,496
Average literacy 51.22% 73.5%
Male literacy 60.89% 79.79%
Female literacy 40.56% 66.35%

Child Population - Madhepura district

According to Census 2011, there were 404,576 children between age 0 to 6 years in Madhepura district. Out of which 209,571 were male while 195,005 were female.


Working Population - Madhepura district

In Madhepura district out of total population, 777,546 were engaged in work activities. 57% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 777,546 workers engaged in Main Work, 135,741 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 238,882 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 443,507 335,057 108,450
Cultivators 135,741 113,332 22,409
Agriculture Labourer 238,882 168,680 70,202
Household Industries 8,115 5,102 3,013
Other Workers 60,769 47,943 12,826
Marginal Workers 334,039 160,989 173,050
Non Working 1,224,216 551,513 672,703

Madhepura district Map


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