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

Munger district of Bihar has total population of 1,367,765 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 729,041 are males while 638,724 are females. In 2011 there were total 263,171 families residing in Munger district. The Average Sex Ratio of Munger district is 876.

Munger district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.8% people lives in Urban areas while 72.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81% while that in the rural areas is 66.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Munger district is 884 while that of Rural areas is 873.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Munger district is 229860 which is 17% of the total population. There are 119611 male children and 110249 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Munger is 922 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (876) of Munger district.

The total literacy rate of Munger district is 70.46%. The male literacy rate is 64.98% and the female literacy rate is 51.36% in Munger district.

Population
1,367,765
Literacy
70.46%
Sex Ratio
876

To facilitate the administration, Munger district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Munger Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 229,860 119,611 110,249
Literacy 70.46% 64.98% 51.36%
Scheduled Caste 183,846 97,195 86,651
Scheduled Tribe 21,404 10,995 10,409
Illiterate 565,948 255,300 310,648

Caste-wise Population - Munger district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Munger district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 183,846 97,195 86,651
Schedule Tribe 21,404 10,995 10,409

Religion-wise Population - Munger district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,252,319 (91.56%) 668,210 584,109
Muslim 110,416 (8.07%) 58,250 52,166
Christian 1,815 (0.13%) 917 898
Sikh 338 (0.02%) 166 172
Buddhist 95 (0.01%) 47 48
Jain 145 (0.01%) 72 73
Other Religion 61 (0%) 37 24
No Religion Specified 2,576 (0.19%) 1,342 1,234

Literacy Rate - Munger district

The total literacy rate of Munger district was 70.46% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 801,817 literates, males were 473,741 while females were 328,076. Also the male literacy rate was 77.74% and the female literacy rate was 62.08% in Munger district.

  Munger district Bihar
Female 62.08% 51.5%
Male 77.74% 71.2%
Total 70.46% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Munger district

The Sex Ratio of Munger district is 876 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 876 females in Munger district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 922 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 876 ) of Munger district.


Population Density - Munger district

The total area of Munger district is 1,419 km2. Thus the density of Munger district is 964 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 41 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,378 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Munger district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Munger, 27.79% people lived in urban regions while 72.21% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 380,120 out of which 201,742 were males while remaining 178,378 were females. In rural areas of Munger, male population was 527,299 while female population was 460,346.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Munger was 884 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Munger was 906 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Munger were 53,233 which is 14% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Munger was 873 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Munger was 927 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Munger for urban regions was 81.01 percent in which males were 86.01% literate while female literacy stood at 75.32%. The total literate population of Munger was 801,817. Similarly in rural areas of Munger, the average literacy rate was 66.22 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.43% and 56.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Munger were 537,021.

Rural Urban
Population % 72.21% 27.79%
Total population 987,645 380,120
Male population 527,299 201,742
Female population 460,346 178,378
Sex ratio 873 884
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 927 906
Child population 176,627 53,233
Literates 537,021 264,796
Average literacy 66.22% 81.01%
Male literacy 74.43% 86.01%
Female literacy 56.68% 75.32%

Child Population - Munger district

According to Census 2011, there were 229,860 children between age 0 to 6 years in Munger district. Out of which 119,611 were male while 110,249 were female.


Working Population - Munger district

In Munger district out of total population, 426,658 were engaged in work activities. 54.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 426,658 workers engaged in Main Work, 28,928 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 76,183 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 233,402 198,949 34,453
Cultivators 28,928 25,129 3,799
Agriculture Labourer 76,183 61,386 14,797
Household Industries 8,178 6,032 2,146
Other Workers 120,113 106,402 13,711
Marginal Workers 193,256 128,504 64,752
Non Working 941,107 401,588 539,519

Munger district Map


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