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

Samastipur district of Bihar has total population of 4,261,566 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,230,003 are males while 2,031,563 are females. In 2011 there were total 835,493 families residing in Samastipur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Samastipur district is 911.

Samastipur district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.5% people lives in Urban areas while 96.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.7% while that in the rural areas is 61.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Samastipur district is 901 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Samastipur district is 797381 which is 19% of the total population. There are 414586 male children and 382795 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Samastipur is 923 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (911) of Samastipur district.

The total literacy rate of Samastipur district is 61.86%. The male literacy rate is 58.01% and the female literacy rate is 41.81% in Samastipur district.

Population
4,261,566
Literacy
61.86%
Sex Ratio
911

To facilitate the administration, Samastipur district is further divided into 20 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Samastipur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 797,381 414,586 382,795
Literacy 61.86% 58.01% 41.81%
Scheduled Caste 803,128 417,944 385,184
Scheduled Tribe 1,884 975 909
Illiterate 2,118,686 936,428 1,182,258

Caste-wise Population - Samastipur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Samastipur district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 803,128 417,944 385,184
Schedule Tribe 1,884 975 909

Religion-wise Population - Samastipur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,800,598 (89.18%) 1,990,906 1,809,692
Muslim 452,370 (10.62%) 234,507 217,863
Christian 2,126 (0.05%) 1,111 1,015
Sikh 554 (0.01%) 286 268
Buddhist 292 (0.01%) 150 142
Jain 231 (0.01%) 119 112
Other Religion 112 (0%) 60 52
No Religion Specified 5,283 (0.12%) 2,864 2,419

Literacy Rate - Samastipur district

The total literacy rate of Samastipur district was 61.86% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,142,880 literates, males were 1,293,575 while females were 849,305. Also the male literacy rate was 71.25% and the female literacy rate was 51.51% in Samastipur district.

  Samastipur district Bihar
Female 51.51% 51.5%
Male 71.25% 71.2%
Total 61.86% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Samastipur district

The Sex Ratio of Samastipur district is 911 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 911 females in Samastipur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 923 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Samastipur district.


Population Density - Samastipur district

The total area of Samastipur district is 2,904 km2. Thus the density of Samastipur district is 1,467 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 11 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,893 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Samastipur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Samastipur, 3.47% people lived in urban regions while 96.53% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 147,797 out of which 77,730 were males while remaining 70,067 were females. In rural areas of Samastipur, male population was 2,152,273 while female population was 1,961,496.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Samastipur was 901 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Samastipur was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Samastipur were 21,039 which is 14.24% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Samastipur was 911 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Samastipur was 924 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Samastipur for urban regions was 80.7 percent in which males were 85.93% literate while female literacy stood at 74.89%. The total literate population of Samastipur was 2,142,880. Similarly in rural areas of Samastipur, the average literacy rate was 61.14 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.7% and 50.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Samastipur were 2,040,582.

Rural Urban
Population % 96.53% 3.47%
Total population 4,113,769 147,797
Male population 2,152,273 77,730
Female population 1,961,496 70,067
Sex ratio 911 901
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 924 908
Child population 776,342 21,039
Literates 2,040,582 102,298
Average literacy 61.14% 80.7%
Male literacy 70.7% 85.93%
Female literacy 50.63% 74.89%

Child Population - Samastipur district

According to Census 2011, there were 797,381 children between age 0 to 6 years in Samastipur district. Out of which 414,586 were male while 382,795 were female.


Working Population - Samastipur district

In Samastipur district out of total population, 1,343,400 were engaged in work activities. 67.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,343,400 workers engaged in Main Work, 245,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 420,585 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 907,433 771,593 135,840
Cultivators 245,169 221,985 23,184
Agriculture Labourer 420,585 350,155 70,430
Household Industries 28,986 19,188 9,798
Other Workers 212,693 180,265 32,428
Marginal Workers 435,967 265,983 169,984
Non Working 2,918,166 1,192,427 1,725,739

Samastipur district Map


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