Sitamarhi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011
Sitamarhi district of Bihar has a total population of 3,423,574 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,803,252 are males while 1,620,322 are females. In 2011 there were a total 736,322 families residing in Sitamarhi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi district is 899.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.6% people live in Urban areas while 94.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.4% while that in rural areas is 50.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sitamarhi district is 876 while that of Rural areas is 900.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sitamarhi district is 663227 which is 19% of the total population. There are 343555 male children and 319672 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi is 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (899) of Sitamarhi district.
The total literacy rate of Sitamarhi district is 52.05%. The male literacy rate is 49.09% and the female literacy rate is 34.04% in Sitamarhi district.
To facilitate the administration, Sitamarhi district is further divided into 17 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Sitamarhi Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sitamarhi district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||663,227||343,555||319,672|
Caste-wise Population - Sitamarhi district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sitamarhi district of Bihar.
Religion-wise Population - Sitamarhi district
|No Religion Specified||7,543||(0.22%)||3,975||3,568|
Literacy Rate - Sitamarhi district
The total literacy rate of Sitamarhi district was 52.05% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 1,436,794 literates, males were 885,188 while females were 551,606. Also the male literacy rate was 60.64% and the female literacy rate was 42.41% in Sitamarhi district.
Sex Ratio - Sitamarhi district
The Sex Ratio of Sitamarhi district is 899 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 899 females in Sitamarhi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 899 ) of Sitamarhi district.
Population Density - Sitamarhi district
The total area of Sitamarhi district is 2,294 km2. Thus the density of Sitamarhi district is 1,492 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,255 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Sitamarhi district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sitamarhi, 5.56% people lived in urban regions while 94.44% in rural areas. The total urban population was 190,498 out of which 101,567 were males while the remaining 88,931 were females. In rural areas of Sitamarhi, male population was 1,701,685 while the female population was 1,531,391.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sitamarhi was 876 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sitamarhi was 879 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sitamarhi were 30,485 which is 16% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sitamarhi was 900 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sitamarhi was 933 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Sitamarhi for urban regions was 72.38 percent in which males were 78.51% literate while female literacy stood at 65.39%. The total literate population of Sitamarhi was 1,436,794. Similarly in rural areas of Sitamarhi, the average literacy rate was 50.8 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 59.53% and 41.01% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sitamarhi were 1,320,969.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||933||879|
Child Population - Sitamarhi district
According to Census 2011, there were 663,227 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sitamarhi district. Out of which 343,555 were male while 319,672 were female.
Working Population - Sitamarhi district
In Sitamarhi district out of total population, 1,114,583 were engaged in work activities. 67.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,114,583 workers engaged in Main Work, 175,741 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 390,952 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Sitamarhi
Below are the list of Districts near Sitamarhi district in Bihar.
|Madhubani district population||4,487,379|
|Sheohar district population||656,246|
|Purba Champaran district population||5,099,371|
|Supaul district population||2,229,076|
|Pashchim Champaran district population||3,935,042|
|Araria district population||2,811,569|
|Kishanganj district population||1,690,400|
|Purnia district population||3,264,619|
|Katihar district population||3,071,029|
|Madhepura district population||2,001,762|