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

Sheohar district of Bihar has total population of 656,246 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 346,673 are males while 309,573 are females. In 2011 there were total 150,144 families residing in Sheohar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sheohar district is 893.

Sheohar district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.3% people lives in Urban areas while 95.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 62% while that in the rural areas is 53.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sheohar district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 893.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sheohar district is 128698 which is 20% of the total population. There are 66728 male children and 61970 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sheohar is 929 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (893) of Sheohar district.

The total literacy rate of Sheohar district is 53.78%. The male literacy rate is 49.51% and the female literacy rate is 36.2% in Sheohar district.

Population
656,246
Literacy
53.78%
Sex Ratio
893

To facilitate the administration, Sheohar district is further divided into 5 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sheohar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 128,698 66,728 61,970
Literacy 53.78% 49.51% 36.2%
Scheduled Caste 96,655 51,089 45,566
Scheduled Tribe 318 177 141
Illiterate 372,548 175,028 197,520

Caste-wise Population - Sheohar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sheohar district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 96,655 51,089 45,566
Schedule Tribe 318 177 141

Religion-wise Population - Sheohar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 552,492 (84.19%) 293,415 259,077
Muslim 99,342 (15.14%) 51,118 48,224
Christian 522 (0.08%) 268 254
Sikh 216 (0.03%) 113 103
Buddhist 73 (0.01%) 43 30
Jain 52 (0.01%) 34 18
Other Religion 44 (0.01%) 24 20
No Religion Specified 3,505 (0.53%) 1,658 1,847

Literacy Rate - Sheohar district

The total literacy rate of Sheohar district was 53.78% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 283,698 literates, males were 171,645 while females were 112,053. Also the male literacy rate was 61.31% and the female literacy rate was 45.26% in Sheohar district.

  Sheohar district Bihar
Female 45.26% 51.5%
Male 61.31% 71.2%
Total 53.78% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Sheohar district

The Sex Ratio of Sheohar district is 893 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 893 females in Sheohar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 929 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 893 ) of Sheohar district.


Population Density - Sheohar district

The total area of Sheohar district is 349 km2. Thus the density of Sheohar district is 1,880 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 9 sq. km. area is under urban region while 340 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sheohar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sheohar, 4.28% people lived in urban regions while 95.72% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 28,116 out of which 14,881 were males while remaining 13,235 were females. In rural areas of Sheohar, male population was 331,792 while female population was 296,338.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sheohar was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sheohar was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sheohar were 5,399 which is 19.2% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sheohar was 893 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sheohar was 928 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sheohar for urban regions was 61.96 percent in which males were 70.1% literate while female literacy stood at 52.68%. The total literate population of Sheohar was 283,698. Similarly in rural areas of Sheohar, the average literacy rate was 53.41 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 60.92% and 44.92% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sheohar were 269,623.

Rural Urban
Population % 95.72% 4.28%
Total population 628,130 28,116
Male population 331,792 14,881
Female population 296,338 13,235
Sex ratio 893 889
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 928 943
Child population 123,299 5,399
Literates 269,623 14,075
Average literacy 53.41% 61.96%
Male literacy 60.92% 70.1%
Female literacy 44.92% 52.68%

Child Population - Sheohar district

According to Census 2011, there were 128,698 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sheohar district. Out of which 66,728 were male while 61,970 were female.


Working Population - Sheohar district

In Sheohar district out of total population, 216,372 were engaged in work activities. 63.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 216,372 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,496 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82,108 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 137,804 116,164 21,640
Cultivators 30,496 27,133 3,363
Agriculture Labourer 82,108 69,809 12,299
Household Industries 3,475 2,190 1,285
Other Workers 21,725 17,032 4,693
Marginal Workers 78,568 50,529 28,039
Non Working 439,874 179,980 259,894

Sheohar district Map


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