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

Patna district of Bihar has total population of 5,838,465 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,078,512 are males while 2,759,953 are females. In 2011 there were total 975,578 families residing in Patna district. The Average Sex Ratio of Patna district is 897.

Patna district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.1% people lives in Urban areas while 56.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81% while that in the rural areas is 62.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Patna district is 887 while that of Rural areas is 904.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Patna district is 943552 which is 16% of the total population. There are 494228 male children and 449324 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Patna is 909 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (897) of Patna district.

The total literacy rate of Patna district is 70.68%. The male literacy rate is 65.88% and the female literacy rate is 51.87% in Patna district.

Population
5,838,465
Literacy
70.68%
Sex Ratio
897

To facilitate the administration, Patna district is further divided into 23 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Patna Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 943,552 494,228 449,324
Literacy 70.68% 65.88% 51.87%
Scheduled Caste 920,918 482,088 438,830
Scheduled Tribe 9,069 4,717 4,352
Illiterate 2,378,786 1,050,465 1,328,321

Caste-wise Population - Patna district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Patna district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 920,918 482,088 438,830
Schedule Tribe 9,069 4,717 4,352

Religion-wise Population - Patna district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,356,075 (91.74%) 2,828,753 2,527,322
Muslim 439,952 (7.54%) 227,997 211,955
Christian 12,551 (0.21%) 6,154 6,397
Sikh 4,803 (0.08%) 2,533 2,270
Buddhist 1,062 (0.02%) 572 490
Jain 2,151 (0.04%) 1,129 1,022
Other Religion 203 (0%) 100 103
No Religion Specified 21,668 (0.37%) 11,274 10,394

Literacy Rate - Patna district

The total literacy rate of Patna district was 70.68% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 3,459,679 literates, males were 2,028,047 while females were 1,431,632. Also the male literacy rate was 78.48% and the female literacy rate was 61.96% in Patna district.

  Patna district Bihar
Female 61.96% 51.5%
Male 78.48% 71.2%
Total 70.68% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Patna district

The Sex Ratio of Patna district is 897 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 897 females in Patna district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 909 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 897 ) of Patna district.


Population Density - Patna district

The total area of Patna district is 3,202 km2. Thus the density of Patna district is 1,823 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 270 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,932 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Patna district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Patna, 43.07% people lived in urban regions while 56.93% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,514,590 out of which 1,332,487 were males while remaining 1,182,103 were females. In rural areas of Patna, male population was 1,746,025 while female population was 1,577,850.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Patna was 887 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Patna was 883 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Patna were 329,592 which is 13.11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Patna was 904 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Patna was 923 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Patna for urban regions was 80.98 percent in which males were 85.75% literate while female literacy stood at 75.59%. The total literate population of Patna was 3,459,679. Similarly in rural areas of Patna, the average literacy rate was 62.38 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.57% and 51.04% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Patna were 1,690,372.

Rural Urban
Population % 56.93% 43.07%
Total population 3,323,875 2,514,590
Male population 1,746,025 1,332,487
Female population 1,577,850 1,182,103
Sex ratio 904 887
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 923 883
Child population 613,960 329,592
Literates 1,690,372 1,769,307
Average literacy 62.38% 80.98%
Male literacy 72.57% 85.75%
Female literacy 51.04% 75.59%

Child Population - Patna district

According to Census 2011, there were 943,552 children between age 0 to 6 years in Patna district. Out of which 494,228 were male while 449,324 were female.


Working Population - Patna district

In Patna district out of total population, 1,881,886 were engaged in work activities. 72.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,881,886 workers engaged in Main Work, 221,694 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 399,689 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,371,267 1,121,391 249,876
Cultivators 221,694 191,342 30,352
Agriculture Labourer 399,689 297,656 102,033
Household Industries 57,337 40,054 17,283
Other Workers 692,547 592,339 100,208
Marginal Workers 510,619 315,020 195,599
Non Working 3,956,579 1,642,101 2,314,478

Patna district Map


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