Bihar Census 2011

Bihar Census 2011

Bihar Census 2011

Bihar Census 2011

Total population

  • Total population of the state – 104,099,452
  • Total Number of Men – 54,278,157
  • Total number of women – 49,821,295
  • Males constitute 52.14% of the total population
  • Female share in total population – 47.86%
  • Total population of the country –  8.60%
  • India ranked third in population order 
  • Most populous district – Patna 
  • District with least population –  Sheikhpura 
  • Rural Population – 7,43,16,709
  • Urban Population – 86,81,800
  • Percentage of rural population in total population – 88.7%
  • Percentage of urban population in total population – 11.29%

Decadal growth rate

  • Decadal growth rate in the state during 2001 – 2011 – 25.42%
  • Place in the country in decadal growth rate – 6
  • District with highest decadal growth rate –  Madhepura 
  • District with lowest decadal growth rate –   Gopalganj

Population density 

  • Total population density of the state –   1106 persons per square kilometer 
  • District with highest population density –   Shivhar (1880) 
  • District with lowest population density –   Kaimur (488)

Sex ratio

  • State Total Sex Ratio –  918
  • District with highest sex ratio –    Gopalganj 
  • District with lowest sex ratio –    Munger

Literacy

  • Total literacy of the state –   61.80%
  • Highest literacy district –   Rohtas 
  • District with lowest literacy – Purnia  
  • Total female literacy –   51.50%
  • Total male literacy –   71.20%
  • District with highest female literacy –    Rohtas 
  • District with lowest female literacy –   Saharsa
  • District with highest male literacy –  Rohtas 
  • District with lowest male literacy –   Purnia 

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Major Minerals of Bihar

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