Gaya Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Gaya, Bihar - Census 2011

Gaya is a Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth city situated in Gaya Town C.D.Block block of Gaya district. The Gaya city is divided into 54 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 72,978 families residing in the Gaya city. The total population of Gaya is 474,093 out of which 250,037 are males and 224,056 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gaya is 896.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gaya city is 63119 which is 13% of the total population. There are 32927 male children and 30192 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gaya is 917 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (896).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gaya is 81.5%. Thus Gaya has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Gaya district. The male literacy rate is 86.42% and the female literacy rate is 76.01% in Gaya.

Population
474,093
Literacy
81.5%
Sex Ratio
896

Gaya Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth has total administration over 72,978 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Gaya Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gaya Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth.

Total Male Female
Children 63,119 32,927 30,192
Literacy 81.5% 75% 65.8%
Scheduled Caste 47,395 24,779 22,616
Scheduled Tribe 583 346 237
Illiterate 139,120 62,417 76,703

Caste-wise Population - Gaya

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Gaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 47,395 24,779 22,616
Schedule Tribe 583 346 237

Religion-wise Population - Gaya

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Gaya is 376,569 which is 79.43% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Gaya is 88,414 which is 18.65% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Gaya as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 376,569 (79.43%) 199,705 176,864
Muslim 88,414 (18.65%) 45,675 42,739
Christian 1,239 (0.26%) 670 569
Sikh 446 (0.09%) 238 208
Buddhist 108 (0.02%) 61 47
Jain 1,137 (0.24%) 557 580
Other Religion 39 (0.01%) 17 22
No Religion Specified 6,141 (1.3%) 3,114 3,027

Literacy Rate - Gaya

The total literacy rate of Gaya was 81.51% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 334,973 literates, males were 187,620 while females were 147,353. Also the male literacy rate was 86.42% and the female literacy rate was 76.01% in Gaya.

  Gaya Bihar
Female 76.01% 51.5%
Male 86.42% 71.2%
Total 81.51% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Gaya

The Sex Ratio of Gaya is 896. Thus per every 1000 men there were 896 females in Gaya. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 917 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 896 ) of Gaya.


Child Population - Gaya

According to Census 2011, there were 63,119 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gaya. Out of which 32,927 were male while 30,192 were female.


Working Population - Gaya

In Gaya Munciple Corporation + Outgrowth out of total population, 148,311 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 148,311 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,682 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,117 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 108,736 90,202 18,534
Cultivators 3,682 2,970 712
Agriculture Labourer 6,117 4,846 1,271
Household Industries 9,118 6,853 2,265
Other Workers 89,819 75,533 14,286
Marginal Workers 39,575 23,764 15,811
Non Working 325,782 136,071 189,711

Gaya Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Gaya is further divided into 54 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 9,398 67.4% 889
2 Ward No - 2 8,264 66.3% 895
3 Ward No - 3 12,881 77.1% 896
4 Ward No - 4 13,015 67.7% 898
5 Ward No - 5 3,734 40.5% 922
6 Ward No - 6 13,776 54.3% 918
7 Ward No - 7 8,676 64.8% 947
8 Ward No - 8 10,714 72.8% 906
9 Ward No - 9 5,741 74.7% 1,012
10 Ward No - 10 8,219 69.6% 913
11 Ward No - 11 6,779 59% 948
12 Ward No - 12 10,526 80.4% 906
13 Ward No - 13 4,134 76.4% 925
14 Ward No - 14 10,474 73.7% 917
15 Ward No - 15 7,279 72.3% 907
16 Ward No - 16 6,901 75.3% 903
17 Ward No - 17 6,422 81.4% 891
18 Ward No - 18 4,365 78.1% 904
19 Ward No - 19 5,139 77.3% 906
20 Ward No - 20 4,576 86.2% 876
21 Ward No - 21 2,700 73.5% 945
22 Ward No - 22 8,869 71.3% 963
23 Ward No - 23 7,187 79.1% 908
24 Ward No - 24 6,636 73.7% 905
25 Ward No - 25 10,346 73.6% 948
26 Ward No - 26 7,003 76.6% 937
27 Ward No - 27 15,984 69.4% 915
28 Ward No - 28 10,663 54.9% 904
29 Ward No - 29 8,407 72.5% 891
30 Ward No - 30 15,981 78.1% 881
31 Ward No - 31 8,804 77.9% 445
32 Ward No - 32 7,402 85.3% 885
33 Ward No - 33 5,195 70.8% 913
34 Ward No - 34 10,865 64.2% 927
35 Ward No - 35 4,990 68.1% 941
36 Ward No - 36 12,581 75.9% 887
37 Ward No - 37 3,678 80.3% 857
38 Ward No - 38 10,574 72.1% 893
39 Ward No - 39 5,535 78.8% 883
40 Ward No - 40 8,584 79.8% 897
41 Ward No - 41 6,747 75.8% 969
42 Ward No - 42 7,399 79.9% 913
43 Ward No - 43 10,175 66.4% 895
44 Ward No - 44 5,800 71.9% 884
45 Ward No - 45 12,501 70.8% 905
46 Ward No - 46 9,344 62.7% 872
47 Ward No - 47 7,974 65.9% 914
48 Ward No - 48 13,521 56.5% 892
49 Ward No - 49 15,482 64.7% 920
50 Ward No - 50 15,587 72.4% 888
51 Ward No - 51 8,487 69.7% 915
52 Ward No - 52 10,972 79.8% 878
53 Ward No - 53 11,628 58.3% 906
54 Ward No - 54 5,479 61.6% 885

Map of Gaya, Gaya, Bihar


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