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

Saran district of Bihar has total population of 3,951,862 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,022,821 are males while 1,929,041 are females. In 2011 there were total 631,097 families residing in Saran district. The Average Sex Ratio of Saran district is 954.

Saran district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.9% people lives in Urban areas while 91.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in the rural areas is 65%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Saran district is 912 while that of Rural areas is 958.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Saran district is 681142 which is 17% of the total population. There are 353738 male children and 327404 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Saran is 926 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (954) of Saran district.

The total literacy rate of Saran district is 65.96%. The male literacy rate is 63.56% and the female literacy rate is 45.19% in Saran district.

Population
3,951,862
Literacy
65.96%
Sex Ratio
954

To facilitate the administration, Saran 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.

Saran Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 681,142 353,738 327,404
Literacy 65.96% 63.56% 45.19%
Scheduled Caste 474,066 242,976 231,090
Scheduled Tribe 36,786 18,322 18,464
Illiterate 1,794,408 737,054 1,057,354

Caste-wise Population - Saran district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Saran district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 474,066 242,976 231,090
Schedule Tribe 36,786 18,322 18,464

Religion-wise Population - Saran district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,534,772 (89.45%) 1,812,436 1,722,336
Muslim 406,449 (10.28%) 204,842 201,607
Christian 2,330 (0.06%) 1,178 1,152
Sikh 371 (0.01%) 180 191
Buddhist 229 (0.01%) 119 110
Jain 322 (0.01%) 166 156
Other Religion 107 (0%) 53 54
No Religion Specified 7,282 (0.18%) 3,847 3,435

Literacy Rate - Saran district

The total literacy rate of Saran district was 65.96% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,157,454 literates, males were 1,285,767 while females were 871,687. Also the male literacy rate was 77.03% and the female literacy rate was 54.42% in Saran district.

  Saran district Bihar
Female 54.42% 51.5%
Male 77.03% 71.2%
Total 65.96% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Saran district

The Sex Ratio of Saran district is 954 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 954 females in Saran district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 926 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 954 ) of Saran district.


Population Density - Saran district

The total area of Saran district is 2,641 km2. Thus the density of Saran district is 1,496 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 66 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,575 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Saran district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Saran, 8.94% people lived in urban regions while 91.06% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 353,202 out of which 184,702 were males while remaining 168,500 were females. In rural areas of Saran, male population was 1,838,119 while female population was 1,760,541.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Saran was 912 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Saran was 910 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Saran were 53,881 which is 15.26% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Saran was 958 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Saran was 927 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Saran for urban regions was 75.13 percent in which males were 82.32% literate while female literacy stood at 67.24%. The total literate population of Saran was 2,157,454. Similarly in rural areas of Saran, the average literacy rate was 65.04 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.49% and 53.17% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Saran were 1,932,589.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.06% 8.94%
Total population 3,598,660 353,202
Male population 1,838,119 184,702
Female population 1,760,541 168,500
Sex ratio 958 912
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 927 910
Child population 627,261 53,881
Literates 1,932,589 224,865
Average literacy 65.04% 75.13%
Male literacy 76.49% 82.32%
Female literacy 53.17% 67.24%

Child Population - Saran district

According to Census 2011, there were 681,142 children between age 0 to 6 years in Saran district. Out of which 353,738 were male while 327,404 were female.


Working Population - Saran district

In Saran district out of total population, 1,040,231 were engaged in work activities. 52.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,040,231 workers engaged in Main Work, 163,778 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 172,248 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 545,520 476,379 69,141
Cultivators 163,778 150,703 13,075
Agriculture Labourer 172,248 146,432 25,816
Household Industries 22,398 17,249 5,149
Other Workers 187,096 161,995 25,101
Marginal Workers 494,711 381,281 113,430
Non Working 2,911,631 1,165,161 1,746,470

Saran district Map


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