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

Supaul district of Bihar has total population of 2,229,076 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,155,283 are males while 1,073,793 are females. In 2011 there were total 443,073 families residing in Supaul district. The Average Sex Ratio of Supaul district is 929.

Supaul district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.7% people lives in Urban areas while 95.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.7% while that in the rural areas is 56.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Supaul district is 892 while that of Rural areas is 931.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Supaul district is 437357 which is 20% of the total population. There are 224953 male children and 212404 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Supaul is 944 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (929) of Supaul district.

The total literacy rate of Supaul district is 57.67%. The male literacy rate is 56.06% and the female literacy rate is 35.91% in Supaul district.

Population
2,229,076
Literacy
57.67%
Sex Ratio
929

To facilitate the administration, Supaul district is further divided into 11 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Supaul Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 437,357 224,953 212,404
Literacy 57.67% 56.06% 35.91%
Scheduled Caste 354,249 182,545 171,704
Scheduled Tribe 10,168 5,242 4,926
Illiterate 1,195,793 507,611 688,182

Caste-wise Population - Supaul district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Supaul district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 354,249 182,545 171,704
Schedule Tribe 10,168 5,242 4,926

Religion-wise Population - Supaul district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,809,936 (81.2%) 940,810 869,126
Muslim 409,251 (18.36%) 209,342 199,909
Christian 3,758 (0.17%) 1,990 1,768
Sikh 271 (0.01%) 147 124
Buddhist 136 (0.01%) 82 54
Jain 546 (0.02%) 282 264
Other Religion 42 (0%) 22 20
No Religion Specified 5,136 (0.23%) 2,608 2,528

Literacy Rate - Supaul district

The total literacy rate of Supaul district was 57.67% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,033,283 literates, males were 647,672 while females were 385,611. Also the male literacy rate was 69.62% and the female literacy rate was 44.77% in Supaul district.

  Supaul district Bihar
Female 44.77% 51.5%
Male 69.62% 71.2%
Total 57.67% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Supaul district

The Sex Ratio of Supaul district is 929 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 929 females in Supaul district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Supaul district.


Population Density - Supaul district

The total area of Supaul district is 2,425 km2. Thus the density of Supaul district is 919 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,389 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Supaul district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Supaul, 4.74% people lived in urban regions while 95.26% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 105,558 out of which 55,788 were males while remaining 49,770 were females. In rural areas of Supaul, male population was 1,099,495 while female population was 1,024,023.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Supaul was 892 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Supaul was 932 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Supaul were 17,654 which is 16.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Supaul was 931 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Supaul was 945 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Supaul for urban regions was 72.74 percent in which males were 80.78% literate while female literacy stood at 63.64%. The total literate population of Supaul was 1,033,283. Similarly in rural areas of Supaul, the average literacy rate was 56.89 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.03% and 43.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Supaul were 969,344.

Rural Urban
Population % 95.26% 4.74%
Total population 2,123,518 105,558
Male population 1,099,495 55,788
Female population 1,024,023 49,770
Sex ratio 931 892
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 945 932
Child population 419,703 17,654
Literates 969,344 63,939
Average literacy 56.89% 72.74%
Male literacy 69.03% 80.78%
Female literacy 43.82% 63.64%

Child Population - Supaul district

According to Census 2011, there were 437,357 children between age 0 to 6 years in Supaul district. Out of which 224,953 were male while 212,404 were female.


Working Population - Supaul district

In Supaul district out of total population, 877,682 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 877,682 workers engaged in Main Work, 142,606 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 251,652 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 472,649 356,247 116,402
Cultivators 142,606 117,552 25,054
Agriculture Labourer 251,652 178,136 73,516
Household Industries 10,180 5,624 4,556
Other Workers 68,211 54,935 13,276
Marginal Workers 405,033 195,471 209,562
Non Working 1,351,394 603,565 747,829

Supaul district Map


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