Begusarai district of Bihar has total population of 2,970,541 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,567,660 are males while 1,402,881 are females. In 2011 there were total 589,667 families residing in Begusarai district. The Average Sex Ratio of Begusarai district is 895.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.2% people lives in Urban areas while 80.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.4% while that in the rural areas is 61.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Begusarai district is 891 while that of Rural areas is 896.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Begusarai district is 545965 which is 18% of the total population. There are 284517 male children and 261448 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Begusarai is 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (895) of Begusarai district.
The total literacy rate of Begusarai district is 63.87%. The male literacy rate is 58.59% and the female literacy rate is 44.92% in Begusarai district.
To facilitate the administration, Begusarai district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Begusarai district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||545,965||284,517||261,448|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Begusarai district of Bihar.
|No Religion Specified||5,690||(0.19%)||3,153||2,537|
The total literacy rate of Begusarai district was 63.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,548,673 literates, males were 918,507 while females were 630,166. Also the male literacy rate was 71.58% and the female literacy rate was 55.21% in Begusarai district.
The Sex Ratio of Begusarai district is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Begusarai district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Begusarai district.
The total area of Begusarai district is 1,918 km2. Thus the density of Begusarai district is 1,549 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 142 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,776 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Begusarai, 19.18% people lived in urban regions while 80.82% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 569,823 out of which 301,352 were males while remaining 268,471 were females. In rural areas of Begusarai, male population was 1,266,308 while female population was 1,134,410.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Begusarai was 891 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Begusarai was 914 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Begusarai were 96,336 which is 16.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Begusarai was 896 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Begusarai was 920 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Begusarai for urban regions was 72.37 percent in which males were 78.33% literate while female literacy stood at 65.65%. The total literate population of Begusarai was 1,548,673. Similarly in rural areas of Begusarai, the average literacy rate was 61.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.94% and 52.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Begusarai were 1,205,992.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||920||914|
According to Census 2011, there were 545,965 children between age 0 to 6 years in Begusarai district. Out of which 284,517 were male while 261,448 were female.
In Begusarai district out of total population, 938,182 were engaged in work activities. 63.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 938,182 workers engaged in Main Work, 114,779 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 225,638 were Agricultural labourer.