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

Sheikhpura district of Bihar has total population of 636,342 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 329,743 are males while 306,599 are females. In 2011 there were total 100,701 families residing in Sheikhpura district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura district is 930.

Sheikhpura district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.1% people lives in Urban areas while 82.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71% while that in the rural areas is 62.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sheikhpura district is 900 while that of Rural areas is 936.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sheikhpura district is 121647 which is 19% of the total population. There are 62710 male children and 58937 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura is 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Sheikhpura district.

The total literacy rate of Sheikhpura district is 63.86%. The male literacy rate is 59.57% and the female literacy rate is 43.13% in Sheikhpura district.

Population
636,342
Literacy
63.86%
Sex Ratio
930

To facilitate the administration, Sheikhpura district is further divided into 6 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sheikhpura Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 121,647 62,710 58,937
Literacy 63.86% 59.57% 43.13%
Scheduled Caste 131,115 67,582 63,533
Scheduled Tribe 617 305 312
Illiterate 307,666 133,312 174,354

Caste-wise Population - Sheikhpura district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sheikhpura district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 131,115 67,582 63,533
Schedule Tribe 617 305 312

Religion-wise Population - Sheikhpura district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 596,102 (93.68%) 309,142 286,960
Muslim 37,653 (5.92%) 19,334 18,319
Christian 313 (0.05%) 143 170
Sikh 75 (0.01%) 36 39
Buddhist 41 (0.01%) 25 16
Jain 43 (0.01%) 24 19
Other Religion 31 (0%) 15 16
No Religion Specified 2,084 (0.33%) 1,024 1,060

Literacy Rate - Sheikhpura district

The total literacy rate of Sheikhpura district was 63.86% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 328,676 literates, males were 196,431 while females were 132,245. Also the male literacy rate was 73.56% and the female literacy rate was 53.4% in Sheikhpura district.

  Sheikhpura district Bihar
Female 53.4% 51.5%
Male 73.56% 71.2%
Total 63.86% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Sheikhpura district

The Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura district is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in Sheikhpura district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Sheikhpura district.


Population Density - Sheikhpura district

The total area of Sheikhpura district is 689 km2. Thus the density of Sheikhpura district is 924 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 44 sq. km. area is under urban region while 646 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sheikhpura district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sheikhpura, 17.13% people lived in urban regions while 82.87% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 109,002 out of which 57,383 were males while remaining 51,619 were females. In rural areas of Sheikhpura, male population was 272,360 while female population was 254,980.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sheikhpura was 900 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sheikhpura was 910 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sheikhpura were 18,597 which is 17.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sheikhpura was 936 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sheikhpura was 945 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sheikhpura for urban regions was 70.99 percent in which males were 78.3% literate while female literacy stood at 62.85%. The total literate population of Sheikhpura was 328,676. Similarly in rural areas of Sheikhpura, the average literacy rate was 62.34 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.53% and 51.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sheikhpura were 264,495.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.87% 17.13%
Total population 527,340 109,002
Male population 272,360 57,383
Female population 254,980 51,619
Sex ratio 936 900
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 945 910
Child population 103,050 18,597
Literates 264,495 64,181
Average literacy 62.34% 70.99%
Male literacy 72.53% 78.3%
Female literacy 51.42% 62.85%

Child Population - Sheikhpura district

According to Census 2011, there were 121,647 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sheikhpura district. Out of which 62,710 were male while 58,937 were female.


Working Population - Sheikhpura district

In Sheikhpura district out of total population, 224,655 were engaged in work activities. 65.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 224,655 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,086 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 65,449 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 148,002 109,905 38,097
Cultivators 42,086 34,148 7,938
Agriculture Labourer 65,449 44,237 21,212
Household Industries 5,621 3,576 2,045
Other Workers 34,846 27,944 6,902
Marginal Workers 76,653 41,664 34,989
Non Working 411,687 178,174 233,513

Sheikhpura district Map


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