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

Pashchim Champaran district of Bihar has total population of 3,935,042 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,061,110 are males while 1,873,932 are females. In 2011 there were total 710,461 families residing in Pashchim Champaran district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pashchim Champaran district is 909.

Pashchim Champaran district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10% people lives in Urban areas while 90% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.1% while that in the rural areas is 53.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pashchim Champaran district is 897 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pashchim Champaran district is 776031 which is 20% of the total population. There are 397418 male children and 378613 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pashchim Champaran is 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (909) of Pashchim Champaran district.

The total literacy rate of Pashchim Champaran district is 55.7%. The male literacy rate is 52.94% and the female literacy rate is 35.66% in Pashchim Champaran district.

Population
3,935,042
Literacy
55.7%
Sex Ratio
909

To facilitate the administration, Pashchim Champaran district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Pashchim Champaran Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 776,031 397,418 378,613
Literacy 55.7% 52.94% 35.66%
Scheduled Caste 553,944 289,191 264,753
Scheduled Tribe 250,046 127,680 122,366
Illiterate 2,175,561 969,884 1,205,677

Caste-wise Population - Pashchim Champaran district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.4% of total population in Pashchim Champaran district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 553,944 289,191 264,753
Schedule Tribe 250,046 127,680 122,366

Religion-wise Population - Pashchim Champaran district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,047,427 (77.44%) 1,600,617 1,446,810
Muslim 865,090 (21.98%) 448,919 416,171
Christian 8,469 (0.22%) 4,275 4,194
Sikh 926 (0.02%) 499 427
Buddhist 1,337 (0.03%) 672 665
Jain 296 (0.01%) 144 152
Other Religion 1,895 (0.05%) 968 927
No Religion Specified 9,602 (0.24%) 5,016 4,586

Literacy Rate - Pashchim Champaran district

The total literacy rate of Pashchim Champaran district was 55.7% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,759,481 literates, males were 1,091,226 while females were 668,255. Also the male literacy rate was 65.59% and the female literacy rate was 44.69% in Pashchim Champaran district.

  Pashchim Champaran district Bihar
Female 44.69% 51.5%
Male 65.59% 71.2%
Total 55.7% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Pashchim Champaran district

The Sex Ratio of Pashchim Champaran district is 909 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 909 females in Pashchim Champaran district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Pashchim Champaran district.


Population Density - Pashchim Champaran district

The total area of Pashchim Champaran district is 5,228 km2. Thus the density of Pashchim Champaran district is 753 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 94 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,134 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pashchim Champaran district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pashchim Champaran, 9.99% people lived in urban regions while 90.01% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 393,165 out of which 207,301 were males while remaining 185,864 were females. In rural areas of Pashchim Champaran, male population was 1,853,809 while female population was 1,688,068.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pashchim Champaran was 897 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pashchim Champaran was 924 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pashchim Champaran were 64,014 which is 16.28% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pashchim Champaran was 911 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pashchim Champaran was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pashchim Champaran for urban regions was 71.12 percent in which males were 77.47% literate while female literacy stood at 63.98%. The total literate population of Pashchim Champaran was 1,759,481. Similarly in rural areas of Pashchim Champaran, the average literacy rate was 53.9 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.2% and 42.46% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pashchim Champaran were 1,525,404.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.01% 9.99%
Total population 3,541,877 393,165
Male population 1,853,809 207,301
Female population 1,688,068 185,864
Sex ratio 911 897
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 924
Child population 712,017 64,014
Literates 1,525,404 234,077
Average literacy 53.9% 71.12%
Male literacy 64.2% 77.47%
Female literacy 42.46% 63.98%

Child Population - Pashchim Champaran district

According to Census 2011, there were 776,031 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pashchim Champaran district. Out of which 397,418 were male while 378,613 were female.


Working Population - Pashchim Champaran district

In Pashchim Champaran district out of total population, 1,478,947 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,478,947 workers engaged in Main Work, 155,114 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 464,772 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 797,544 627,289 170,255
Cultivators 155,114 133,362 21,752
Agriculture Labourer 464,772 347,032 117,740
Household Industries 19,043 13,367 5,676
Other Workers 158,615 133,528 25,087
Marginal Workers 681,403 371,993 309,410
Non Working 2,456,095 1,061,828 1,394,267

Pashchim Champaran district Map


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