Gopalganj District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Gopalganj district of Bihar has a total population of 2,562,012 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,267,666 are males while 1,294,346 are females. In 2011 there were a total 413,044 families residing in Gopalganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gopalganj district is 1,021.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.4% people live in Urban areas while 93.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gopalganj district is 969 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gopalganj district is 449530 which is 18% of the total population. There are 230014 male children and 219516 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gopalganj is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Gopalganj district.
The total literacy rate of Gopalganj district is 65.47%. The male literacy rate is 62.63% and the female literacy rate is 45.51% in Gopalganj district.
To facilitate the administration, Gopalganj district is further divided into 14 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Gopalganj Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gopalganj district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||449,530||230,014||219,516|
Caste-wise Population - Gopalganj district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.4% of total population in Gopalganj district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Gopalganj district
|No Religion Specified||3,631||(0.14%)||1,811||1,820|
Literacy Rate - Gopalganj district
The total literacy rate of Gopalganj district was 65.47% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,382,998 literates, males were 793,905 while females were 589,093. Also the male literacy rate was 76.51% and the female literacy rate was 54.81% in Gopalganj district.
Sex Ratio - Gopalganj district
The Sex Ratio of Gopalganj district is 1,021 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,021 females in Gopalganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,021 ) of Gopalganj district.
Population Density - Gopalganj district
The total area of Gopalganj district is 2,033 km2. Thus the density of Gopalganj district is 1,260 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 52 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,981 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Gopalganj district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gopalganj, 6.35% people lived in urban regions while 93.65% in rural areas. The total urban population was 162,805 out of which 82,699 were males while the remaining 80,106 were females. In rural areas of Gopalganj, male population was 1,184,967 while the female population was 1,214,240.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gopalganj was 969 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gopalganj was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gopalganj were 25,741 which is 15.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gopalganj was 1,025 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gopalganj was 955 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Gopalganj for urban regions was 75.1 percent in which males were 82.97% literate while female literacy stood at 67.01%. The total literate population of Gopalganj was 1,382,998. Similarly in rural areas of Gopalganj, the average literacy rate was 64.8 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.05% and 53.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gopalganj were 1,280,064.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||955||943|
Child Population - Gopalganj district
According to Census 2011, there were 449,530 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gopalganj district. Out of which 230,014 were male while 219,516 were female.
Working Population - Gopalganj district
In Gopalganj district out of total population, 728,201 were engaged in work activities. 49.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 728,201 workers engaged in Main Work, 138,969 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 108,576 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Gopalganj
Below are the list of Districts near Gopalganj district in Bihar.
|Muzaffarpur district population||4,801,062|
|Siwan district population||3,330,464|
|Saran district population||3,951,862|
|Darbhanga district population||3,937,385|
|Vaishali district population||3,495,021|
|Saharsa district population||1,900,661|
|Samastipur district population||4,261,566|
|Madhepura district population||2,001,762|
|Katihar district population||3,071,029|
|Begusarai district population||2,970,541|