Kishanganj District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Kishanganj district of Bihar has a total population of 1,690,400 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 866,970 are males while 823,430 are females. In 2011 there were a total 338,445 families residing in Kishanganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishanganj district is 950.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.5% people live in Urban areas while 90.5% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.2% while that in rural areas is 53.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishanganj district is 926 while that of Rural areas is 952.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishanganj district is 346904 which is 21% of the total population. There are 175962 male children and 170942 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishanganj is 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Kishanganj district.
The total literacy rate of Kishanganj district is 55.46%. The male literacy rate is 50.74% and the female literacy rate is 37.06% in Kishanganj district.
To facilitate the administration, Kishanganj district is further divided into 7 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Kishanganj Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kishanganj district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||346,904||175,962||170,942|
Caste-wise Population - Kishanganj district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.8% of total population in Kishanganj district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Kishanganj district
|No Religion Specified||2,201||(0.13%)||1,137||1,064|
Literacy Rate - Kishanganj district
The total literacy rate of Kishanganj district was 55.46% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 745,056 literates, males were 439,921 while females were 305,135. Also the male literacy rate was 63.66% and the female literacy rate was 46.76% in Kishanganj district.
Sex Ratio - Kishanganj district
The Sex Ratio of Kishanganj district is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Kishanganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Kishanganj district.
Population Density - Kishanganj district
The total area of Kishanganj district is 1,884 km2. Thus the density of Kishanganj district is 897 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 70 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,814 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Kishanganj district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kishanganj, 9.53% people lived in urban regions while 90.47% in rural areas. The total urban population was 161,123 out of which 83,652 were males while the remaining 77,471 were females. In rural areas of Kishanganj, male population was 783,318 while the female population was 745,959.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kishanganj was 926 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kishanganj was 967 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kishanganj were 26,838 which is 16.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kishanganj was 952 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kishanganj was 972 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kishanganj for urban regions was 71.18 percent in which males were 76.58% literate while female literacy stood at 65.31%. The total literate population of Kishanganj was 745,056. Similarly in rural areas of Kishanganj, the average literacy rate was 53.71 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 62.21% and 44.74% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kishanganj were 649,466.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||972||967|
Child Population - Kishanganj district
According to Census 2011, there were 346,904 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishanganj district. Out of which 175,962 were male while 170,942 were female.
Working Population - Kishanganj district
In Kishanganj district out of total population, 529,064 were engaged in work activities. 72.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 529,064 workers engaged in Main Work, 90,347 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 220,301 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kishanganj
Below are the list of Districts near Kishanganj district in Bihar.
|Purnia district population||3,264,619|
|Araria district population||2,811,569|
|Katihar district population||3,071,029|
|Supaul district population||2,229,076|
|Madhubani district population||4,487,379|
|Madhepura district population||2,001,762|
|Sitamarhi district population||3,423,574|
|Saharsa district population||1,900,661|
|Darbhanga district population||3,937,385|
|Sheohar district population||656,246|