Sahibganj District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Sahibganj district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,150,567 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 589,391 are males while 561,176 are females. In 2011 there were total 227,023 families residing in Sahibganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sahibganj district is 952.

Sahibganj district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.9% people lives in Urban areas while 86.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.2% while that in the rural areas is 48.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sahibganj district is 912 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sahibganj district is 221955 which is 19% of the total population. There are 113220 male children and 108735 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sahibganj is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (952) of Sahibganj district.

The total literacy rate of Sahibganj district is 52.04%. The male literacy rate is 48.75% and the female literacy rate is 34.92% in Sahibganj district.

Population
1,150,567
Literacy
52.04%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Sahibganj district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sahibganj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 221,955 113,220 108,735
Literacy 52.04% 48.75% 34.92%
Scheduled Caste 72,341 37,317 35,024
Scheduled Tribe 308,343 153,435 154,908
Illiterate 667,304 302,088 365,216

Caste-wise Population - Sahibganj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 26.8% of total population in Sahibganj district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 72,341 37,317 35,024
Schedule Tribe 308,343 153,435 154,908

Religion-wise Population - Sahibganj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 628,044 (54.59%) 323,681 304,363
Muslim 398,243 (34.61%) 204,214 194,029
Christian 83,208 (7.23%) 41,147 42,061
Sikh 198 (0.02%) 97 101
Buddhist 245 (0.02%) 121 124
Jain 125 (0.01%) 64 61
Other Religion 38,426 (3.34%) 18,990 19,436
No Religion Specified 2,078 (0.18%) 1,077 1,001

Literacy Rate - Sahibganj district

The total literacy rate of Sahibganj district was 52.04% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 483,263 literates, males were 287,303 while females were 195,960. Also the male literacy rate was 60.34% and the female literacy rate was 43.31% in Sahibganj district.

  Sahibganj district Jharkhand
Female 43.31% 55.42%
Male 60.34% 76.84%
Total 52.04% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Sahibganj district

The Sex Ratio of Sahibganj district is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Sahibganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Sahibganj district.


Population Density - Sahibganj district

The total area of Sahibganj district is 2,063 km2. Thus the density of Sahibganj district is 558 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 27 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,036 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sahibganj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sahibganj, 13.88% people lived in urban regions while 86.12% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 159,666 out of which 83,499 were males while remaining 76,167 were females. In rural areas of Sahibganj, male population was 505,892 while female population was 485,009.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sahibganj was 912 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sahibganj was 945 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sahibganj were 24,965 which is 15.64% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sahibganj was 959 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sahibganj was 962 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sahibganj for urban regions was 73.2 percent in which males were 79.52% literate while female literacy stood at 66.23%. The total literate population of Sahibganj was 483,263. Similarly in rural areas of Sahibganj, the average literacy rate was 48.45 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 56.99% and 39.53% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sahibganj were 384,659.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.12% 13.88%
Total population 990,901 159,666
Male population 505,892 83,499
Female population 485,009 76,167
Sex ratio 959 912
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 962 945
Child population 196,990 24,965
Literates 384,659 98,604
Average literacy 48.45% 73.2%
Male literacy 56.99% 79.52%
Female literacy 39.53% 66.23%

Child Population - Sahibganj district

According to Census 2011, there were 221,955 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sahibganj district. Out of which 113,220 were male while 108,735 were female.


Working Population - Sahibganj district

In Sahibganj district out of total population, 490,202 were engaged in work activities. 65.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 490,202 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,755 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 110,168 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 322,572 226,729 95,843
Cultivators 82,755 63,299 19,456
Agriculture Labourer 110,168 80,311 29,857
Household Industries 32,917 5,736 27,181
Other Workers 96,732 77,383 19,349
Marginal Workers 167,630 68,961 98,669
Non Working 660,365 293,701 366,664

Sahibganj district Map


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