Bihar Census 2011

 

 Key Statistics - as per 2011 Census (Provisional)

  Number of Divisions

9

  Number of Districts 38
  Number of Sub-divisions 101
  Number of C.D. Blocks 534
  Number of Urban Agglomerations 14
  Number of Towns  
  - Statutory Towns 139
  - Census Towns (Non-statutory) 60
 

Number of Revenue Villages (including 21 part villages which falls in two C.D.Blocks)

44,874

Population of Bihar

10,38,04,637

  Rate of increase in Population 25.07%

  - Male

5,41,85,347

  - Female

4,96,19,290

Population (0~6 Years Group)

18,582,229

  - In Absolute Numbers

1,85,82,229

Male

96,15,280

Female

89,66,949

  - Percentage of Total Population

17.6%

Male

%

Female

%

Literacy in Bihar

 

  - In Absolute Numbers

5,43,90,254

Male

3,27,11,975

Female

2,16,78,279

  - Percentage of Total Population

63.82%

Male

73.39%

Female

53.33%

Decadal Population Growth (2001-2011)  

 

  - Absolute

2,09,25,841

  - As Percentage

25.07%

Highest Decadal Growth at

 

Lowest Decadal Growth at

 

  - Civil Police Stations

813

  - Railway Police Stations

40

Density of Population

1,102 per sq kms

  - Highest Density

1882 per sq kms in Sheohar

  - Lowest Density

488 per sq kms in Kaimur

Sex Ratio (Females/Thousand Males)

916

  - Highest Ratio

1015 in Gopalganj

  - Lowest Ratio

879 in Bhagalpur and Munger

Highest Literacy Rate in Bihar

75.59% in Rohtas

  Lowest Literacy Rate in Bihar 52.49% in Purnia
  Highest Female Literacy Rate in Bihar 65.53% in Munger
  Lowest Female Literacy Rate in Bihar 42.73% in Saharsa
  Highest Male Literacy Rate in Bihar 85.29% in Rohtas

Lowest Male Literacy Rate in Bihar

60.99% in Katihar

Average Population of a District

27,31,701

 Key Statistics - as per 2001 Census (Provisional)

Population of Bihar

8,28,78,796

  - Male

4,31,53,964

  - Female

3,97,24,832

Population (0~6 Years Group)

  - In Absolute Numbers

1,62,34,539

Male

83,75,532

Female

78,59,007

  - Percentage of Total Population

19.59%

Male

19.41%

Female

19.78%

Literacy in Bihar

  - In Absolute Numbers

3,16,75,607

Male

2,09,78,955

Female

1,06,96,652

  - Percentage of Total Population

47.53%

Male

60.32%

Female

33.57%

Decadal Population Growth (1991-2001)  

130

  - Absolute

1,83,48,242

  - As Percentage

28.43%

Highest Decadal Growth at

Sheohar District (36.16%)

Lowest Decadal Growth at

Nalanda District (18.64%)

  - Civil Police Stations

813

  - Railway Police Stations

40

Density of Population

880 per sq kms

  - Highest Density

Patna, 1471 per sq kms

  - Lowest Density

Kaimur, 382 per sq kms

Sex Ratio (Females/Thousand Males)

921

  - Highest Ratio

(Siwan) 1,033

  - Lowest Ratio

(Patna) 873

Highest Literacy Rate in Bihar

Patna, 63.82%

Lowest Literacy Rate in Bihar

Kishanganj, 31.02%

Average Population of a District

22,39,967

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