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

Rohtas district of Bihar has total population of 2,959,918 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,543,546 are males while 1,416,372 are females. In 2011 there were total 460,345 families residing in Rohtas district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rohtas district is 918.

Rohtas district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.5% people lives in Urban areas while 85.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in the rural areas is 72.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rohtas district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 921.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rohtas district is 506810 which is 17% of the total population. There are 262474 male children and 244336 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rohtas is 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Rohtas district.

The total literacy rate of Rohtas district is 73.37%. The male literacy rate is 68.79% and the female literacy rate is 52.11% in Rohtas district.

Population
2,959,918
Literacy
73.37%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Rohtas district is further divided into 19 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Rohtas Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 506,810 262,474 244,336
Literacy 73.37% 68.79% 52.11%
Scheduled Caste 549,546 286,596 262,950
Scheduled Tribe 31,650 16,399 15,251
Illiterate 1,160,086 481,763 678,323

Caste-wise Population - Rohtas district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Rohtas district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 549,546 286,596 262,950
Schedule Tribe 31,650 16,399 15,251

Religion-wise Population - Rohtas district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,645,415 (89.37%) 1,381,155 1,264,260
Muslim 300,487 (10.15%) 155,104 145,383
Christian 2,889 (0.1%) 1,472 1,417
Sikh 2,569 (0.09%) 1,354 1,215
Buddhist 1,584 (0.05%) 820 764
Jain 252 (0.01%) 118 134
Other Religion 537 (0.02%) 283 254
No Religion Specified 6,185 (0.21%) 3,240 2,945

Literacy Rate - Rohtas district

The total literacy rate of Rohtas district was 73.37% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,799,832 literates, males were 1,061,783 while females were 738,049. Also the male literacy rate was 82.88% and the female literacy rate was 62.97% in Rohtas district.

  Rohtas district Bihar
Female 62.97% 51.5%
Male 82.88% 71.2%
Total 73.37% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Rohtas district

The Sex Ratio of Rohtas district is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Rohtas district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Rohtas district.


Population Density - Rohtas district

The total area of Rohtas district is 3,881 km2. Thus the density of Rohtas district is 763 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 86 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,795 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rohtas district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rohtas, 14.45% people lived in urban regions while 85.55% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 427,765 out of which 225,270 were males while remaining 202,495 were females. In rural areas of Rohtas, male population was 1,318,276 while female population was 1,213,877.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rohtas was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rohtas was 914 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rohtas were 63,013 which is 14.73% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rohtas was 921 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rohtas was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rohtas for urban regions was 78.35 percent in which males were 84.65% literate while female literacy stood at 71.32%. The total literate population of Rohtas was 1,799,832. Similarly in rural areas of Rohtas, the average literacy rate was 72.5 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.57% and 61.53% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rohtas were 1,514,047.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.55% 14.45%
Total population 2,532,153 427,765
Male population 1,318,276 225,270
Female population 1,213,877 202,495
Sex ratio 921 899
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 914
Child population 443,797 63,013
Literates 1,514,047 285,785
Average literacy 72.5% 78.35%
Male literacy 82.57% 84.65%
Female literacy 61.53% 71.32%

Child Population - Rohtas district

According to Census 2011, there were 506,810 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rohtas district. Out of which 262,474 were male while 244,336 were female.


Working Population - Rohtas district

In Rohtas district out of total population, 924,879 were engaged in work activities. 58.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 924,879 workers engaged in Main Work, 169,007 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 172,526 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 542,439 465,573 76,866
Cultivators 169,007 153,725 15,282
Agriculture Labourer 172,526 145,730 26,796
Household Industries 24,900 16,769 8,131
Other Workers 176,006 149,349 26,657
Marginal Workers 382,440 242,366 140,074
Non Working 2,035,039 835,607 1,199,432

Rohtas district Map


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