Sheikhpura District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Sheikhpura district of Bihar has a total population of 636,342 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 329,743 are males while 306,599 are females. In 2011 there were a total 100,701 families residing in Sheikhpura district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura district is 930.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.1% people live in Urban areas while 82.9% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71% while that in rural areas is 62.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sheikhpura district is 900 while that of Rural areas is 936.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sheikhpura district is 121647 which is 19% of the total population. There are 62710 male children and 58937 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura is 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Sheikhpura district.
The total literacy rate of Sheikhpura district is 63.86%. The male literacy rate is 59.57% and the female literacy rate is 43.13% in Sheikhpura district.
To facilitate the administration, Sheikhpura district is further divided into 6 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Sheikhpura Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sheikhpura district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||121,647||62,710||58,937|
Caste-wise Population - Sheikhpura district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sheikhpura district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Sheikhpura district
|No Religion Specified||2,084||(0.33%)||1,024||1,060|
Literacy Rate - Sheikhpura district
The total literacy rate of Sheikhpura district was 63.86% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 328,676 literates, males were 196,431 while females were 132,245. Also the male literacy rate was 73.56% and the female literacy rate was 53.4% in Sheikhpura district.
Sex Ratio - Sheikhpura district
The Sex Ratio of Sheikhpura district is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in Sheikhpura district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Sheikhpura district.
Population Density - Sheikhpura district
The total area of Sheikhpura district is 689 km2. Thus the density of Sheikhpura district is 924 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 44 sq. km. area is under urban region while 646 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Sheikhpura district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sheikhpura, 17.13% people lived in urban regions while 82.87% in rural areas. The total urban population was 109,002 out of which 57,383 were males while the remaining 51,619 were females. In rural areas of Sheikhpura, male population was 272,360 while the female population was 254,980.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sheikhpura was 900 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sheikhpura was 910 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sheikhpura were 18,597 which is 17.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sheikhpura was 936 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sheikhpura was 945 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Sheikhpura for urban regions was 70.99 percent in which males were 78.3% literate while female literacy stood at 62.85%. The total literate population of Sheikhpura was 328,676. Similarly in rural areas of Sheikhpura, the average literacy rate was 62.34 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.53% and 51.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sheikhpura were 264,495.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||945||910|
Child Population - Sheikhpura district
According to Census 2011, there were 121,647 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sheikhpura district. Out of which 62,710 were male while 58,937 were female.
Working Population - Sheikhpura district
In Sheikhpura district out of total population, 224,655 were engaged in work activities. 65.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 224,655 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,086 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 65,449 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Sheikhpura
Below are the list of Districts near Sheikhpura district in Bihar.
|Nalanda district population||2,877,653|
|Lakhisarai district population||1,000,912|
|Patna district population||5,838,465|
|Munger district population||1,367,765|
|Bhojpur district population||2,728,407|
|Banka district population||2,034,763|
|Bhagalpur district population||3,037,766|
|Buxar district population||1,706,352|
|Khagaria district population||1,666,886|
|Kaimur district population||1,626,384|