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

Muzaffarpur district of Bihar has total population of 4,801,062 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,527,497 are males while 2,273,565 are females. In 2011 there were total 945,703 families residing in Muzaffarpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Muzaffarpur district is 900.

Muzaffarpur district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.9% people lives in Urban areas while 90.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in the rural areas is 61.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Muzaffarpur district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 901.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Muzaffarpur district is 845335 which is 18% of the total population. There are 441339 male children and 403996 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Muzaffarpur is 915 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (900) of Muzaffarpur district.

The total literacy rate of Muzaffarpur district is 63.43%. The male literacy rate is 58.84% and the female literacy rate is 44.96% in Muzaffarpur district.

Population
4,801,062
Literacy
63.43%
Sex Ratio
900

To facilitate the administration, Muzaffarpur district is further divided into 16 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Muzaffarpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 845,335 441,339 403,996
Literacy 63.43% 58.84% 44.96%
Scheduled Caste 751,975 393,135 358,840
Scheduled Tribe 5,979 3,124 2,855
Illiterate 2,291,830 1,040,380 1,251,450

Caste-wise Population - Muzaffarpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 751,975 393,135 358,840
Schedule Tribe 5,979 3,124 2,855

Religion-wise Population - Muzaffarpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,032,773 (84%) 2,128,605 1,904,168
Muslim 745,546 (15.53%) 387,034 358,512
Christian 5,149 (0.11%) 2,655 2,494
Sikh 933 (0.02%) 494 439
Buddhist 288 (0.01%) 157 131
Jain 382 (0.01%) 202 180
Other Religion 98 (0%) 46 52
No Religion Specified 15,893 (0.33%) 8,304 7,589

Literacy Rate - Muzaffarpur district

The total literacy rate of Muzaffarpur district was 63.43% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,509,232 literates, males were 1,487,117 while females were 1,022,115. Also the male literacy rate was 71.28% and the female literacy rate was 54.67% in Muzaffarpur district.

  Muzaffarpur district Bihar
Female 54.67% 51.5%
Male 71.28% 71.2%
Total 63.43% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Muzaffarpur district

The Sex Ratio of Muzaffarpur district is 900 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 900 females in Muzaffarpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 915 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Muzaffarpur district.


Population Density - Muzaffarpur district

The total area of Muzaffarpur district is 3,172 km2. Thus the density of Muzaffarpur district is 1,514 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 72 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,100 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Muzaffarpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Muzaffarpur, 9.86% people lived in urban regions while 90.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 473,437 out of which 250,685 were males while remaining 222,752 were females. In rural areas of Muzaffarpur, male population was 2,276,812 while female population was 2,050,813.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Muzaffarpur was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Muzaffarpur was 898 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Muzaffarpur were 63,398 which is 13.39% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Muzaffarpur was 901 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Muzaffarpur was 917 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Muzaffarpur for urban regions was 80.19 percent in which males were 84.27% literate while female literacy stood at 75.59%. The total literate population of Muzaffarpur was 2,509,232. Similarly in rural areas of Muzaffarpur, the average literacy rate was 61.5 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.77% and 52.27% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Muzaffarpur were 2,180,423.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.14% 9.86%
Total population 4,327,625 473,437
Male population 2,276,812 250,685
Female population 2,050,813 222,752
Sex ratio 901 889
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 917 898
Child population 781,937 63,398
Literates 2,180,423 328,809
Average literacy 61.5% 80.19%
Male literacy 69.77% 84.27%
Female literacy 52.27% 75.59%

Child Population - Muzaffarpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 845,335 children between age 0 to 6 years in Muzaffarpur district. Out of which 441,339 were male while 403,996 were female.


Working Population - Muzaffarpur district

In Muzaffarpur district out of total population, 1,547,586 were engaged in work activities. 58.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,547,586 workers engaged in Main Work, 198,918 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 366,307 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 910,304 758,127 152,177
Cultivators 198,918 175,463 23,455
Agriculture Labourer 366,307 298,560 67,747
Household Industries 34,933 22,062 12,871
Other Workers 310,146 262,042 48,104
Marginal Workers 637,282 437,181 200,101
Non Working 3,253,476 1,332,189 1,921,287

Muzaffarpur district Map


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