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

Vaishali district of Bihar has total population of 3,495,021 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,844,535 are males while 1,650,486 are females. In 2011 there were total 626,087 families residing in Vaishali district. The Average Sex Ratio of Vaishali district is 895.

Vaishali district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.7% people lives in Urban areas while 93.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.2% while that in the rural areas is 66%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vaishali district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 895.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vaishali district is 601893 which is 17% of the total population. There are 316129 male children and 285764 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vaishali is 904 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (895) of Vaishali district.

The total literacy rate of Vaishali district is 66.6%. The male literacy rate is 62.49% and the female literacy rate is 46.91% in Vaishali district.

Population
3,495,021
Literacy
66.6%
Sex Ratio
895

To facilitate the administration, Vaishali district is further divided into 16 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Vaishali Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 601,893 316,129 285,764
Literacy 66.6% 62.49% 46.91%
Scheduled Caste 738,031 387,827 350,204
Scheduled Tribe 2,274 1,232 1,042
Illiterate 1,568,281 691,959 876,322

Caste-wise Population - Vaishali district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Vaishali district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 738,031 387,827 350,204
Schedule Tribe 2,274 1,232 1,042

Religion-wise Population - Vaishali district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,152,346 (90.2%) 1,666,953 1,485,393
Muslim 333,980 (9.56%) 172,906 161,074
Christian 2,203 (0.06%) 1,136 1,067
Sikh 707 (0.02%) 354 353
Buddhist 362 (0.01%) 186 176
Jain 246 (0.01%) 131 115
Other Religion 71 (0%) 41 30
No Religion Specified 5,106 (0.15%) 2,828 2,278

Literacy Rate - Vaishali district

The total literacy rate of Vaishali district was 66.6% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,926,740 literates, males were 1,152,576 while females were 774,164. Also the male literacy rate was 75.41% and the female literacy rate was 56.73% in Vaishali district.

  Vaishali district Bihar
Female 56.73% 51.5%
Male 75.41% 71.2%
Total 66.6% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Vaishali district

The Sex Ratio of Vaishali district is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Vaishali district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Vaishali district.


Population Density - Vaishali district

The total area of Vaishali district is 2,036 km2. Thus the density of Vaishali district is 1,717 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 38 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,998 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Vaishali district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Vaishali, 6.67% people lived in urban regions while 93.33% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 233,079 out of which 123,314 were males while remaining 109,765 were females. In rural areas of Vaishali, male population was 1,721,221 while female population was 1,540,721.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Vaishali was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Vaishali was 899 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Vaishali were 35,373 which is 15.18% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Vaishali was 895 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Vaishali was 904 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Vaishali for urban regions was 74.23 percent in which males were 80.31% literate while female literacy stood at 67.38%. The total literate population of Vaishali was 1,926,740. Similarly in rural areas of Vaishali, the average literacy rate was 66.04 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.05% and 55.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Vaishali were 1,779,987.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.33% 6.67%
Total population 3,261,942 233,079
Male population 1,721,221 123,314
Female population 1,540,721 109,765
Sex ratio 895 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 904 899
Child population 566,520 35,373
Literates 1,779,987 146,753
Average literacy 66.04% 74.23%
Male literacy 75.05% 80.31%
Female literacy 55.95% 67.38%

Child Population - Vaishali district

According to Census 2011, there were 601,893 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vaishali district. Out of which 316,129 were male while 285,764 were female.


Working Population - Vaishali district

In Vaishali district out of total population, 1,060,344 were engaged in work activities. 67.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,060,344 workers engaged in Main Work, 206,593 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 285,634 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 716,006 622,933 93,073
Cultivators 206,593 188,152 18,441
Agriculture Labourer 285,634 243,893 41,741
Household Industries 22,657 15,730 6,927
Other Workers 201,122 175,158 25,964
Marginal Workers 344,338 235,715 108,623
Non Working 2,434,677 985,887 1,448,790

Vaishali district Map


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