Areraj Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Purba Champaran, Bihar - Census 2011

Areraj is a Nagar Panchayat city situated in Areraj block of Purba Champaran district. The Areraj city is divided into 14 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,232 families residing in the Areraj city. The total population of Areraj is 26,014 out of which 13,779 are males and 12,235 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Areraj is 888.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Areraj city is 4671 which is 18% of the total population. There are 2444 male children and 2227 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Areraj is 911 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (888).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Areraj is 73.6%. Thus Areraj has higher literacy rate compared to 55.8% of Purba Champaran district. The male literacy rate is 81.54% and the female literacy rate is 64.54% in Areraj.

Population
26,014
Literacy
73.6%
Sex Ratio
888

Areraj Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 4,232 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Areraj Nagar Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Areraj Nagar Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 4,671 2,444 2,227
Literacy 73.6% 67.1% 52.8%
Scheduled Caste 2,559 1,398 1,161
Scheduled Tribe 63 27 36
Illiterate 10,313 4,537 5,776

Caste-wise Population - Areraj

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Areraj.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,559 1,398 1,161
Schedule Tribe 63 27 36

Religion-wise Population - Areraj

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Areraj is 22,685 which is 87.2% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Areraj is 3,308 which is 12.72% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Areraj as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 22,685 (87.2%) 12,058 10,627
Muslim 3,308 (12.72%) 1,709 1,599
Christian 3 (0.01%) 1 2
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 2 (0.01%) 2 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 16 (0.06%) 9 7

Literacy Rate - Areraj

The total literacy rate of Areraj was 73.57% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 15,701 literates, males were 9,242 while females were 6,459. Also the male literacy rate was 81.54% and the female literacy rate was 64.54% in Areraj.

  Areraj Bihar
Female 64.54% 51.5%
Male 81.54% 71.2%
Total 73.57% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Areraj

The Sex Ratio of Areraj is 888. Thus per every 1000 men there were 888 females in Areraj. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 911 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Areraj.


Child Population - Areraj

According to Census 2011, there were 4,671 children between age 0 to 6 years in Areraj. Out of which 2,444 were male while 2,227 were female.


Working Population - Areraj

In Areraj Nagar Panchayat out of total population, 7,957 were engaged in work activities. 50.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,957 workers engaged in Main Work, 709 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 759 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 4,013 3,555 458
Cultivators 709 677 32
Agriculture Labourer 759 586 173
Household Industries 136 115 21
Other Workers 2,409 2,177 232
Marginal Workers 3,944 2,911 1,033
Non Working 18,057 7,313 10,744

Areraj Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Areraj is further divided into 14 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,099 57.1% 849
2 Ward No - 2 1,520 75.7% 893
3 Ward No - 3 2,289 73% 920
4 Ward No - 4 1,690 65.7% 903
5 Ward No - 5 1,649 61.4% 872
6 Ward No - 6 1,333 66.5% 854
7 Ward No - 7 2,134 54.6% 900
8 Ward No - 8 2,974 65.1% 829
9 Ward No - 9 1,932 63.9% 920
10 Ward No - 10 1,149 62.7% 787
11 Ward No - 11 1,757 65.7% 912
12 Ward No - 12 1,481 49.5% 891
13 Ward No - 13 2,371 38.1% 909
14 Ward No - 14 1,636 50.4% 998

Map of Areraj, Purba Champaran, Bihar


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