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

Purba Champaran district of Bihar has total population of 5,099,371 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,681,209 are males while 2,418,162 are females. In 2011 there were total 981,516 families residing in Purba Champaran district. The Average Sex Ratio of Purba Champaran district is 902.

Purba Champaran district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.9% people lives in Urban areas while 92.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.6% while that in the rural areas is 54.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purba Champaran district is 884 while that of Rural areas is 903.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purba Champaran district is 1018297 which is 20% of the total population. There are 526835 male children and 491462 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purba Champaran is 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (902) of Purba Champaran district.

The total literacy rate of Purba Champaran district is 55.79%. The male literacy rate is 52.5% and the female literacy rate is 35.95% in Purba Champaran district.

Population
5,099,371
Literacy
55.79%
Sex Ratio
902

To facilitate the administration, Purba Champaran district is further divided into 27 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Purba Champaran Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 1,018,297 526,835 491,462
Literacy 55.79% 52.5% 35.95%
Scheduled Caste 649,726 340,363 309,363
Scheduled Tribe 12,461 6,454 6,007
Illiterate 2,822,414 1,273,606 1,548,808

Caste-wise Population - Purba Champaran district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Purba Champaran district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 649,726 340,363 309,363
Schedule Tribe 12,461 6,454 6,007

Religion-wise Population - Purba Champaran district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,086,453 (80.14%) 2,156,534 1,929,919
Muslim 990,349 (19.42%) 512,704 477,645
Christian 4,865 (0.1%) 2,490 2,375
Sikh 668 (0.01%) 373 295
Buddhist 878 (0.02%) 477 401
Jain 464 (0.01%) 240 224
Other Religion 104 (0%) 51 53
No Religion Specified 15,590 (0.31%) 8,340 7,250

Literacy Rate - Purba Champaran district

The total literacy rate of Purba Champaran district was 55.79% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,276,957 literates, males were 1,407,603 while females were 869,354. Also the male literacy rate was 65.34% and the female literacy rate was 45.12% in Purba Champaran district.

  Purba Champaran district Bihar
Female 45.12% 51.5%
Male 65.34% 71.2%
Total 55.79% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Purba Champaran district

The Sex Ratio of Purba Champaran district is 902 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 902 females in Purba Champaran district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 902 ) of Purba Champaran district.


Population Density - Purba Champaran district

The total area of Purba Champaran district is 3,968 km2. Thus the density of Purba Champaran district is 1,285 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 124 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,844 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Purba Champaran district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Purba Champaran, 7.87% people lived in urban regions while 92.13% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 401,343 out of which 213,028 were males while remaining 188,315 were females. In rural areas of Purba Champaran, male population was 2,468,181 while female population was 2,229,847.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Purba Champaran was 884 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Purba Champaran was 918 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Purba Champaran were 68,658 which is 17.11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Purba Champaran was 903 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Purba Champaran was 934 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Purba Champaran for urban regions was 71.59 percent in which males were 77.7% literate while female literacy stood at 64.63%. The total literate population of Purba Champaran was 2,276,957. Similarly in rural areas of Purba Champaran, the average literacy rate was 54.39 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.23% and 43.41% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Purba Champaran were 2,038,780.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.13% 7.87%
Total population 4,698,028 401,343
Male population 2,468,181 213,028
Female population 2,229,847 188,315
Sex ratio 903 884
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 934 918
Child population 949,639 68,658
Literates 2,038,780 238,177
Average literacy 54.39% 71.59%
Male literacy 64.23% 77.7%
Female literacy 43.41% 64.63%

Child Population - Purba Champaran district

According to Census 2011, there were 1,018,297 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purba Champaran district. Out of which 526,835 were male while 491,462 were female.


Working Population - Purba Champaran district

In Purba Champaran district out of total population, 1,737,539 were engaged in work activities. 65.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,737,539 workers engaged in Main Work, 275,256 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 615,189 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,132,789 923,468 209,321
Cultivators 275,256 242,564 32,692
Agriculture Labourer 615,189 484,385 130,804
Household Industries 26,401 16,006 10,395
Other Workers 215,943 180,513 35,430
Marginal Workers 604,750 337,306 267,444
Non Working 3,361,832 1,420,435 1,941,397

Purba Champaran district Map


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