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

Nalanda district of Bihar has total population of 2,877,653 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,497,060 are males while 1,380,593 are females. In 2011 there were total 477,529 families residing in Nalanda district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nalanda district is 922.

Nalanda district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.9% people lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.7% while that in the rural areas is 62.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nalanda district is 913 while that of Rural areas is 924.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nalanda district is 518681 which is 18% of the total population. There are 268660 male children and 250021 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nalanda is 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Nalanda district.

The total literacy rate of Nalanda district is 64.43%. The male literacy rate is 61.42% and the female literacy rate is 43.49% in Nalanda district.

Population
2,877,653
Literacy
64.43%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Nalanda district is further divided into 20 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nalanda Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 518,681 268,660 250,021
Literacy 64.43% 61.42% 43.49%
Scheduled Caste 607,672 315,240 292,432
Scheduled Tribe 1,442 728 714
Illiterate 1,357,720 577,502 780,218

Caste-wise Population - Nalanda district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Nalanda district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 607,672 315,240 292,432
Schedule Tribe 1,442 728 714

Religion-wise Population - Nalanda district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,669,775 (92.78%) 1,390,136 1,279,639
Muslim 198,033 (6.88%) 101,925 96,108
Christian 1,978 (0.07%) 1,035 943
Sikh 393 (0.01%) 216 177
Buddhist 414 (0.01%) 271 143
Jain 561 (0.02%) 276 285
Other Religion 64 (0%) 34 30
No Religion Specified 6,435 (0.22%) 3,167 3,268

Literacy Rate - Nalanda district

The total literacy rate of Nalanda district was 64.43% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,519,933 literates, males were 919,558 while females were 600,375. Also the male literacy rate was 74.86% and the female literacy rate was 53.1% in Nalanda district.

  Nalanda district Bihar
Female 53.1% 51.5%
Male 74.86% 71.2%
Total 64.43% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Nalanda district

The Sex Ratio of Nalanda district is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Nalanda district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Nalanda district.


Population Density - Nalanda district

The total area of Nalanda district is 2,355 km2. Thus the density of Nalanda district is 1,222 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 113 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,242 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nalanda district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nalanda, 15.91% people lived in urban regions while 84.09% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 457,894 out of which 239,332 were males while remaining 218,562 were females. In rural areas of Nalanda, male population was 1,257,728 while female population was 1,162,031.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nalanda was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nalanda was 925 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nalanda were 72,468 which is 15.83% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nalanda was 924 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nalanda was 932 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nalanda for urban regions was 74.66 percent in which males were 80.84% literate while female literacy stood at 67.87%. The total literate population of Nalanda was 1,519,933. Similarly in rural areas of Nalanda, the average literacy rate was 62.44 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 73.68% and 50.24% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nalanda were 1,232,191.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.09% 15.91%
Total population 2,419,759 457,894
Male population 1,257,728 239,332
Female population 1,162,031 218,562
Sex ratio 924 913
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 932 925
Child population 446,213 72,468
Literates 1,232,191 287,742
Average literacy 62.44% 74.66%
Male literacy 73.68% 80.84%
Female literacy 50.24% 67.87%

Child Population - Nalanda district

According to Census 2011, there were 518,681 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nalanda district. Out of which 268,660 were male while 250,021 were female.


Working Population - Nalanda district

In Nalanda district out of total population, 1,045,420 were engaged in work activities. 70.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,045,420 workers engaged in Main Work, 183,781 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 342,861 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 740,949 545,915 195,034
Cultivators 183,781 149,412 34,369
Agriculture Labourer 342,861 234,691 108,170
Household Industries 33,230 20,374 12,856
Other Workers 181,077 141,438 39,639
Marginal Workers 304,471 157,490 146,981
Non Working 1,832,233 793,655 1,038,578

Nalanda district Map


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