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

Nawada district of Bihar has total population of 2,219,146 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,144,668 are males while 1,074,478 are females. In 2011 there were total 338,247 families residing in Nawada district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nawada district is 939.

Nawada district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.7% people lives in Urban areas while 90.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in the rural areas is 58.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nawada district is 908 while that of Rural areas is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nawada district is 393547 which is 18% of the total population. There are 202310 male children and 191237 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nawada is 945 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Nawada district.

The total literacy rate of Nawada district is 59.76%. The male literacy rate is 57.61% and the female literacy rate is 40.16% in Nawada district.

Population
2,219,146
Literacy
59.76%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Nawada district is further divided into 14 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nawada Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 393,547 202,310 191,237
Literacy 59.76% 57.61% 40.16%
Scheduled Caste 565,112 290,050 275,062
Scheduled Tribe 2,045 997 1,048
Illiterate 1,128,134 485,194 642,940

Caste-wise Population - Nawada district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Nawada district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 565,112 290,050 275,062
Schedule Tribe 2,045 997 1,048

Religion-wise Population - Nawada district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,964,620 (88.53%) 1,014,433 950,187
Muslim 244,394 (11.01%) 125,196 119,198
Christian 1,299 (0.06%) 658 641
Sikh 250 (0.01%) 128 122
Buddhist 176 (0.01%) 91 85
Jain 279 (0.01%) 161 118
Other Religion 80 (0%) 37 43
No Religion Specified 8,048 (0.36%) 3,964 4,084

Literacy Rate - Nawada district

The total literacy rate of Nawada district was 59.76% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,091,012 literates, males were 659,474 while females were 431,538. Also the male literacy rate was 69.98% and the female literacy rate was 48.86% in Nawada district.

  Nawada district Bihar
Female 48.86% 51.5%
Male 69.98% 71.2%
Total 59.76% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Nawada district

The Sex Ratio of Nawada district is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Nawada district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 945 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Nawada district.


Population Density - Nawada district

The total area of Nawada district is 2,494 km2. Thus the density of Nawada district is 890 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 46 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,448 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nawada district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nawada, 9.71% people lived in urban regions while 90.29% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 215,579 out of which 113,012 were males while remaining 102,567 were females. In rural areas of Nawada, male population was 1,031,656 while female population was 971,911.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nawada was 908 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nawada was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nawada were 33,145 which is 15.37% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nawada was 942 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nawada was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nawada for urban regions was 75.05 percent in which males were 80.79% literate while female literacy stood at 68.71%. The total literate population of Nawada was 1,091,012. Similarly in rural areas of Nawada, the average literacy rate was 58.06 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.76% and 46.7% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nawada were 954,092.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.29% 9.71%
Total population 2,003,567 215,579
Male population 1,031,656 113,012
Female population 971,911 102,567
Sex ratio 942 908
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 926
Child population 360,402 33,145
Literates 954,092 136,920
Average literacy 58.06% 75.05%
Male literacy 68.76% 80.79%
Female literacy 46.7% 68.71%

Child Population - Nawada district

According to Census 2011, there were 393,547 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nawada district. Out of which 202,310 were male while 191,237 were female.


Working Population - Nawada district

In Nawada district out of total population, 817,041 were engaged in work activities. 62.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 817,041 workers engaged in Main Work, 162,939 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 211,681 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 508,509 375,966 132,543
Cultivators 162,939 128,222 34,717
Agriculture Labourer 211,681 143,932 67,749
Household Industries 21,031 13,271 7,760
Other Workers 112,858 90,541 22,317
Marginal Workers 308,532 163,473 145,059
Non Working 1,402,105 605,229 796,876

Nawada district Map


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