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

Sitamarhi district of Bihar has total population of 3,423,574 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,803,252 are males while 1,620,322 are females. In 2011 there were total 736,322 families residing in Sitamarhi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi district is 899.

Sitamarhi district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.6% people lives in Urban areas while 94.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.4% while that in the rural areas is 50.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sitamarhi district is 876 while that of Rural areas is 900.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sitamarhi district is 663227 which is 19% of the total population. There are 343555 male children and 319672 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi is 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (899) of Sitamarhi district.

The total literacy rate of Sitamarhi district is 52.05%. The male literacy rate is 49.09% and the female literacy rate is 34.04% in Sitamarhi district.

Population
3,423,574
Literacy
52.05%
Sex Ratio
899

To facilitate the administration, Sitamarhi district is further divided into 17 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sitamarhi Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 663,227 343,555 319,672
Literacy 52.05% 49.09% 34.04%
Scheduled Caste 405,714 213,624 192,090
Scheduled Tribe 2,989 1,585 1,404
Illiterate 1,986,780 918,064 1,068,716

Caste-wise Population - Sitamarhi district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sitamarhi district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 405,714 213,624 192,090
Schedule Tribe 2,989 1,585 1,404

Religion-wise Population - Sitamarhi district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,672,311 (78.06%) 1,414,808 1,257,503
Muslim 740,101 (21.62%) 382,506 357,595
Christian 2,897 (0.08%) 1,570 1,327
Sikh 261 (0.01%) 133 128
Buddhist 253 (0.01%) 144 109
Jain 188 (0.01%) 105 83
Other Religion 20 (0%) 11 9
No Religion Specified 7,543 (0.22%) 3,975 3,568

Literacy Rate - Sitamarhi district

The total literacy rate of Sitamarhi district was 52.05% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,436,794 literates, males were 885,188 while females were 551,606. Also the male literacy rate was 60.64% and the female literacy rate was 42.41% in Sitamarhi district.

  Sitamarhi district Bihar
Female 42.41% 51.5%
Male 60.64% 71.2%
Total 52.05% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Sitamarhi district

The Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi district is 899 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 899 females in Sitamarhi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 899 ) of Sitamarhi district.


Population Density - Sitamarhi district

The total area of Sitamarhi district is 2,294 km2. Thus the density of Sitamarhi district is 1,492 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,255 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sitamarhi district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sitamarhi, 5.56% people lived in urban regions while 94.44% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 190,498 out of which 101,567 were males while remaining 88,931 were females. In rural areas of Sitamarhi, male population was 1,701,685 while female population was 1,531,391.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sitamarhi was 876 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sitamarhi was 879 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sitamarhi were 30,485 which is 16% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sitamarhi was 900 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sitamarhi was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sitamarhi for urban regions was 72.38 percent in which males were 78.51% literate while female literacy stood at 65.39%. The total literate population of Sitamarhi was 1,436,794. Similarly in rural areas of Sitamarhi, the average literacy rate was 50.8 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 59.53% and 41.01% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sitamarhi were 1,320,969.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.44% 5.56%
Total population 3,233,076 190,498
Male population 1,701,685 101,567
Female population 1,531,391 88,931
Sex ratio 900 876
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 879
Child population 632,742 30,485
Literates 1,320,969 115,825
Average literacy 50.8% 72.38%
Male literacy 59.53% 78.51%
Female literacy 41.01% 65.39%

Child Population - Sitamarhi district

According to Census 2011, there were 663,227 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sitamarhi district. Out of which 343,555 were male while 319,672 were female.


Working Population - Sitamarhi district

In Sitamarhi district out of total population, 1,114,583 were engaged in work activities. 67.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,114,583 workers engaged in Main Work, 175,741 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 390,952 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 753,645 645,469 108,176
Cultivators 175,741 158,255 17,486
Agriculture Labourer 390,952 333,087 57,865
Household Industries 21,401 13,718 7,683
Other Workers 165,551 140,409 25,142
Marginal Workers 360,938 220,460 140,478
Non Working 2,308,991 937,323 1,371,668

Sitamarhi district Map


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