Araria District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Araria district of Bihar has a total population of 2,811,569 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,463,333 are males while 1,348,236 are females. In 2011 there were a total 568,142 families residing in Araria district. The Average Sex Ratio of Araria district is 921.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6% people live in Urban areas while 94% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.1% while that in rural areas is 52.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Araria district is 895 while that of Rural areas is 923.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Araria district is 577886 which is 21% of the total population. There are 295315 male children and 282571 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Araria is 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (921) of Araria district.
The total literacy rate of Araria district is 53.53%. The male literacy rate is 49.73% and the female literacy rate is 34.72% in Araria district.
To facilitate the administration, Araria district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Araria Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Araria district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||577,886||295,315||282,571|
Caste-wise Population - Araria district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Araria district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Araria district
|No Religion Specified||3,955||(0.14%)||2,058||1,897|
Literacy Rate - Araria district
The total literacy rate of Araria district was 53.53% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,195,768 literates, males were 727,643 while females were 468,125. Also the male literacy rate was 62.3% and the female literacy rate was 43.93% in Araria district.
Sex Ratio - Araria district
The Sex Ratio of Araria district is 921 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 921 females in Araria district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 921 ) of Araria district.
Population Density - Araria district
The total area of Araria district is 2,830 km2. Thus the density of Araria district is 993 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 51 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,779 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Araria district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Araria, 6% people lived in urban regions while 94% in rural areas. The total urban population was 168,777 out of which 89,079 were males while the remaining 79,698 were females. In rural areas of Araria, male population was 1,374,254 while the female population was 1,268,538.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Araria was 895 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Araria was 953 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Araria were 28,185 which is 16.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Araria was 923 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Araria was 957 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Araria for urban regions was 72.1 percent in which males were 77.8% literate while female literacy stood at 65.65%. The total literate population of Araria was 1,195,768. Similarly in rural areas of Araria, the average literacy rate was 52.29 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 61.24% and 42.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Araria were 1,094,403.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||957||953|
Child Population - Araria district
According to Census 2011, there were 577,886 children between age 0 to 6 years in Araria district. Out of which 295,315 were male while 282,571 were female.
Working Population - Araria district
In Araria district out of total population, 1,069,893 were engaged in work activities. 65.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,069,893 workers engaged in Main Work, 170,879 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 414,626 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Araria
Below are the list of Districts near Araria district in Bihar.
|Supaul district population||2,229,076|
|Kishanganj district population||1,690,400|
|Madhubani district population||4,487,379|
|Purnia district population||3,264,619|
|Sitamarhi district population||3,423,574|
|Katihar district population||3,071,029|
|Madhepura district population||2,001,762|
|Sheohar district population||656,246|
|Purba Champaran district population||5,099,371|
|Saharsa district population||1,900,661|