Gaya District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Gaya district of Bihar has a total population of 4,391,418 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,266,566 are males while 2,124,852 are females. In 2011 there were a total 688,425 families residing in Gaya district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gaya district is 937.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.2% people live in Urban areas while 86.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in rural areas is 61%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gaya district is 901 while that of Rural areas is 943.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gaya district is 783059 which is 18% of the total population. There are 399426 male children and 383633 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gaya is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (937) of Gaya district.
The total literacy rate of Gaya district is 63.67%. The male literacy rate is 60.39% and the female literacy rate is 43.71% in Gaya district.
To facilitate the administration, Gaya district is further divided into 24 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Gaya Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gaya district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||783,059||399,426||383,633|
Caste-wise Population - Gaya district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Gaya district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Gaya district
|No Religion Specified||19,345||(0.44%)||9,760||9,585|
Literacy Rate - Gaya district
The total literacy rate of Gaya district was 63.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 2,297,613 literates, males were 1,368,803 while females were 928,810. Also the male literacy rate was 73.31% and the female literacy rate was 53.34% in Gaya district.
Sex Ratio - Gaya district
The Sex Ratio of Gaya district is 937 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 937 females in Gaya district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 937 ) of Gaya district.
Population Density - Gaya district
The total area of Gaya district is 4,976 km2. Thus the density of Gaya district is 883 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 85 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,891 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Gaya district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gaya, 13.24% people lived in urban regions while 86.76% in rural areas. The total urban population was 581,601 out of which 305,974 were males while the remaining 275,627 were females. In rural areas of Gaya, male population was 1,960,592 while the female population was 1,849,225.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gaya was 901 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gaya was 922 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gaya were 80,878 which is 13.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gaya was 943 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gaya was 965 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Gaya for urban regions was 80.22 percent in which males were 85.41% literate while female literacy stood at 74.45%. The total literate population of Gaya was 2,297,613. Similarly in rural areas of Gaya, the average literacy rate was 61.01 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.32% and 50.02% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gaya were 1,895,908.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||965||922|
Child Population - Gaya district
According to Census 2011, there were 783,059 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gaya district. Out of which 399,426 were male while 383,633 were female.
Working Population - Gaya district
In Gaya district out of total population, 1,664,062 were engaged in work activities. 60.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,664,062 workers engaged in Main Work, 270,702 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 411,942 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Gaya
Below are the list of Districts near Gaya district in Bihar.
|Aurangabad district population||2,540,073|
|Nawada district population||2,219,146|
|Rohtas district population||2,959,918|
|Jamui district population||1,760,405|
|Kaimur district population||1,626,384|
|Jehanabad district population||1,125,313|
|Buxar district population||1,706,352|
|Arwal district population||700,843|
|Bhojpur district population||2,728,407|
|Patna district population||5,838,465|