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

Siwan district of Bihar has total population of 3,330,464 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,675,090 are males while 1,655,374 are females. In 2011 there were total 535,661 families residing in Siwan district. The Average Sex Ratio of Siwan district is 988.

Siwan district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.5% people lives in Urban areas while 94.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 68.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Siwan district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 993.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Siwan district is 551418 which is 17% of the total population. There are 284188 male children and 267230 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Siwan is 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (988) of Siwan district.

The total literacy rate of Siwan district is 69.45%. The male literacy rate is 66.62% and the female literacy rate is 49.19% in Siwan district.

Population
3,330,464
Literacy
69.45%
Sex Ratio
988

To facilitate the administration, Siwan district is further divided into 19 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Siwan Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 551,418 284,188 267,230
Literacy 69.45% 66.62% 49.19%
Scheduled Caste 386,685 195,965 190,720
Scheduled Tribe 87,000 43,472 43,528
Illiterate 1,400,289 559,184 841,105

Caste-wise Population - Siwan district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.6% of total population in Siwan district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 386,685 195,965 190,720
Schedule Tribe 87,000 43,472 43,528

Religion-wise Population - Siwan district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,712,635 (81.45%) 1,365,234 1,347,401
Muslim 608,282 (18.26%) 305,060 303,222
Christian 2,618 (0.08%) 1,332 1,286
Sikh 369 (0.01%) 180 189
Buddhist 407 (0.01%) 218 189
Jain 359 (0.01%) 182 177
Other Religion 86 (0%) 44 42
No Religion Specified 5,708 (0.17%) 2,840 2,868

Literacy Rate - Siwan district

The total literacy rate of Siwan district was 69.45% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,930,175 literates, males were 1,115,906 while females were 814,269. Also the male literacy rate was 80.23% and the female literacy rate was 58.66% in Siwan district.

  Siwan district Bihar
Female 58.66% 51.5%
Male 80.23% 71.2%
Total 69.45% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Siwan district

The Sex Ratio of Siwan district is 988 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 988 females in Siwan district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 988 ) of Siwan district.


Population Density - Siwan district

The total area of Siwan district is 2,219 km2. Thus the density of Siwan district is 1,501 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 27 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,192 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Siwan district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Siwan, 5.49% people lived in urban regions while 94.51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 182,913 out of which 95,405 were males while remaining 87,508 were females. In rural areas of Siwan, male population was 1,579,685 while female population was 1,567,866.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Siwan was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Siwan was 904 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Siwan were 25,458 which is 13.92% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Siwan was 993 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Siwan was 942 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Siwan for urban regions was 77.93 percent in which males were 84.1% literate while female literacy stood at 71.22%. The total literate population of Siwan was 1,930,175. Similarly in rural areas of Siwan, the average literacy rate was 68.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.99% and 57.94% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Siwan were 1,807,466.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.51% 5.49%
Total population 3,147,551 182,913
Male population 1,579,685 95,405
Female population 1,567,866 87,508
Sex ratio 993 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 942 904
Child population 525,960 25,458
Literates 1,807,466 122,709
Average literacy 68.95% 77.93%
Male literacy 79.99% 84.1%
Female literacy 57.94% 71.22%

Child Population - Siwan district

According to Census 2011, there were 551,418 children between age 0 to 6 years in Siwan district. Out of which 284,188 were male while 267,230 were female.


Working Population - Siwan district

In Siwan district out of total population, 932,416 were engaged in work activities. 49.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 932,416 workers engaged in Main Work, 164,947 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 112,244 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 462,104 401,635 60,469
Cultivators 164,947 148,208 16,739
Agriculture Labourer 112,244 92,682 19,562
Household Industries 15,900 11,953 3,947
Other Workers 169,013 148,792 20,221
Marginal Workers 470,312 328,761 141,551
Non Working 2,398,048 944,694 1,453,354

Siwan district Map


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