Maharajganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Siwan district, Bihar

Maharajganj Block of Siwan district has total population of 190,217 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 94,202 are males while 96,015 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,337 families residing in Maharajganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Maharajganj Block is 1,019.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.8% people lives in Urban areas while 87.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.6% while that in the rural areas is 67.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Maharajganj Block is 947 while that of Rural areas is 1,030.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Maharajganj Block is 32290 which is 17% of the total population. There are 16610 male children and 15680 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Maharajganj Block is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Maharajganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Maharajganj Block is 68.49%. The male literacy rate is 65.46% and the female literacy rate is 48.43% in Maharajganj Block.

Population
190,217
Literacy
68.49%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Maharajganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 71 villages.

Maharajganj Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Maharajganj Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,290 16,610 15,680
Literacy 68.49% 65.46% 48.43%
Scheduled Caste 22,703 11,316 11,387
Scheduled Tribe 4,416 2,161 2,255
Illiterate 82,056 32,541 49,515

Caste-wise Population - Maharajganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Maharajganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,703 11,316 11,387
Schedule Tribe 4,416 2,161 2,255

Religion-wise Population - Maharajganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 161,461 (84.88%) 80,169 81,292
Muslim 28,375 (14.92%) 13,838 14,537
Christian 145 (0.08%) 68 77
Sikh 15 (0.01%) 4 11
Buddhist 7 (0%) 3 4
Jain 16 (0.01%) 4 12
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 196 (0.1%) 115 81

Literacy Rate - Maharajganj Block

Average literacy rate of Maharajganj Block in 2011 were 68.49% in which, male and female literacy were 79.47% and 57.88% respectively. Total literate in Maharajganj Block were 108,161 of which male and female were 61,661 and 46,500 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Maharajganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Maharajganj Block is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Maharajganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Maharajganj Block.


Child Population - Maharajganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 32,290 children between age 0 to 6 years in Maharajganj Block. Out of which 32,290 were male while 32,290 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Maharajganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,757 families under Maharajganj Block living in urban areas while 3,757 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.8% of total population of Maharajganj Block lives in Urban areas while 87.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,642 while that in rural region is 28,648.

Total Urban Rural
Population 190,217 24,282 165,935
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,290 3,642 28,648
Schedule Caste 22,703 1,604 21,099
Schedule Tribe 4,416 733 3,683
Literacy 68.49% 73.55% 67.73%
Sex Ratio 1,019 947 1,030

Working Population - Maharajganj Block

In Maharajganj Block out of total population, 50,450 were engaged in work activities. 46.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 50,450 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,334 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,900 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 23,364 19,883 3,481
Cultivators 7,334 6,660 674
Agriculture Labourer 4,900 4,091 809
Household Industries 1,196 930 266
Other Workers 9,934 8,202 1,732
Marginal Workers 27,086 19,624 7,462
Non Working 139,767 54,695 85,072

Maharajganj Block Map


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