Barahiya Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Lakhisarai, Bihar - Census 2011

Barahiya is a Nagar Panchayat city situated in Barahiya block of Lakhisarai district. The Barahiya city is divided into 24 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 6,893 families residing in the Barahiya city. The total population of Barahiya is 43,032 out of which 22,817 are males and 20,215 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Barahiya is 886.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barahiya city is 6706 which is 16% of the total population. There are 3617 male children and 3089 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barahiya is 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (886).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Barahiya is 73.6%. Thus Barahiya has higher literacy rate compared to 62.4% of Lakhisarai district. The male literacy rate is 80.11% and the female literacy rate is 66.36% in Barahiya.

Population
43,032
Literacy
73.6%
Sex Ratio
886

Barahiya Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 6,893 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Barahiya Nagar Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Barahiya Nagar Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 6,706 3,617 3,089
Literacy 73.6% 67.4% 56.2%
Scheduled Caste 4,185 2,226 1,959
Scheduled Tribe 28 20 8
Illiterate 16,286 7,435 8,851

Caste-wise Population - Barahiya

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Barahiya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,185 2,226 1,959
Schedule Tribe 28 20 8

Religion-wise Population - Barahiya

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Barahiya is 41,789 which is 97.11% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Barahiya is 1,047 which is 2.43% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Barahiya as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 41,789 (97.11%) 22,204 19,585
Muslim 1,047 (2.43%) 529 518
Christian 76 (0.18%) 29 47
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 8 (0.02%) 6 2
Jain 10 (0.02%) 6 4
Other Religion 3 (0.01%) 0 3
No Religion Specified 96 (0.22%) 41 55

Literacy Rate - Barahiya

The total literacy rate of Barahiya was 73.63% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 26,746 literates, males were 15,382 while females were 11,364. Also the male literacy rate was 80.11% and the female literacy rate was 66.36% in Barahiya.

  Barahiya Bihar
Female 66.36% 51.5%
Male 80.11% 71.2%
Total 73.63% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Barahiya

The Sex Ratio of Barahiya is 886. Thus per every 1000 men there were 886 females in Barahiya. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Barahiya.


Child Population - Barahiya

According to Census 2011, there were 6,706 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barahiya. Out of which 3,617 were male while 3,089 were female.


Working Population - Barahiya

In Barahiya Nagar Panchayat out of total population, 12,381 were engaged in work activities. 58.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,381 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,393 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,755 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,245 6,366 879
Cultivators 1,393 1,348 45
Agriculture Labourer 1,755 1,374 381
Household Industries 344 285 59
Other Workers 3,753 3,359 394
Marginal Workers 5,136 4,119 1,017
Non Working 30,651 12,332 18,319

Barahiya Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Barahiya is further divided into 24 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,115 54.1% 873
2 Ward No - 2 2,177 52% 845
3 Ward No - 3 1,266 62.3% 859
4 Ward No - 4 1,682 69.4% 970
5 Ward No - 5 1,751 77.3% 867
6 Ward No - 6 1,955 81.3% 922
7 Ward No - 7 1,765 70% 952
8 Ward No - 8 1,409 72.3% 889
9 Ward No - 9 1,922 64.6% 912
10 Ward No - 10 1,289 55.5% 874
11 Ward No - 11 2,316 57% 881
12 Ward No - 12 1,209 70.6% 995
13 Ward No - 13 1,644 63% 885
14 Ward No - 14 1,251 41.9% 834
15 Ward No - 15 799 80.1% 783
16 Ward No - 16 1,591 75% 816
17 Ward No - 17 2,518 54.4% 869
18 Ward No - 18 2,456 59.2% 928
19 Ward No - 19 2,881 57.2% 828
20 Ward No - 20 1,341 59.4% 910
21 Ward No - 21 1,924 55.6% 938
22 Ward No - 22 2,764 67.3% 839
23 Ward No - 23 1,717 53.3% 881
24 Ward No - 24 1,290 52.6% 979

Map of Barahiya, Lakhisarai, Bihar


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