Sultanganj Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Bhagalpur, Bihar - Census 2011

Sultanganj is a Nagar Parishad city situated in Sultanganj block of Bhagalpur district. The Sultanganj city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 9,410 families residing in the Sultanganj city. The total population of Sultanganj is 52,892 out of which 28,240 are males and 24,652 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sultanganj is 873.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sultanganj city is 8741 which is 17% of the total population. There are 4559 male children and 4182 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sultanganj is 917 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (873).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sultanganj is 71%. Thus Sultanganj has higher literacy rate compared to 63.1% of Bhagalpur district. The male literacy rate is 77.98% and the female literacy rate is 62.83% in Sultanganj.

Population
52,892
Literacy
71%
Sex Ratio
873

Sultanganj Nagar Parishad has total administration over 9,410 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Sultanganj Nagar Parishad

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

Total Male Female
Children 8,741 4,559 4,182
Literacy 71% 65.4% 52.2%
Scheduled Caste 4,839 2,552 2,287
Scheduled Tribe 19 11 8
Illiterate 21,565 9,774 11,791

Caste-wise Population - Sultanganj

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sultanganj.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,839 2,552 2,287
Schedule Tribe 19 11 8

Religion-wise Population - Sultanganj

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Sultanganj is 44,028 which is 83.24% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Sultanganj is 8,714 which is 16.48% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Sultanganj as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 44,028 (83.24%) 23,579 20,449
Muslim 8,714 (16.48%) 4,585 4,129
Christian 48 (0.09%) 21 27
Sikh 2 (0%) 0 2
Buddhist 3 (0.01%) 1 2
Jain 41 (0.08%) 25 16
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 56 (0.11%) 29 27

Literacy Rate - Sultanganj

The total literacy rate of Sultanganj was 70.95% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 31,327 literates, males were 18,466 while females were 12,861. Also the male literacy rate was 77.98% and the female literacy rate was 62.83% in Sultanganj.

  Sultanganj Bihar
Female 62.83% 51.5%
Male 77.98% 71.2%
Total 70.95% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Sultanganj

The Sex Ratio of Sultanganj is 873. Thus per every 1000 men there were 873 females in Sultanganj. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 917 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 873 ) of Sultanganj.


Child Population - Sultanganj

According to Census 2011, there were 8,741 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sultanganj. Out of which 4,559 were male while 4,182 were female.


Working Population - Sultanganj

In Sultanganj Nagar Parishad out of total population, 15,403 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 15,403 workers engaged in Main Work, 751 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,412 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,520 9,203 1,317
Cultivators 751 705 46
Agriculture Labourer 2,412 2,048 364
Household Industries 834 657 177
Other Workers 6,523 5,793 730
Marginal Workers 4,883 3,076 1,807
Non Working 37,489 15,961 21,528

Sultanganj Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Sultanganj is further divided into 25 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,830 75.2% 879
2 Ward No - 2 1,767 61.2% 816
3 Ward No - 3 1,167 84% 847
4 Ward No - 4 1,511 75% 872
5 Ward No - 5 1,558 55.5% 864
6 Ward No - 6 1,400 81.2% 752
7 Ward No - 7 1,668 52.5% 904
8 Ward No - 8 2,580 51.6% 885
9 Ward No - 9 2,910 53.7% 895
10 Ward No - 10 2,985 50.7% 910
11 Ward No - 11 2,644 71.5% 930
12 Ward No - 12 1,666 79.8% 878
13 Ward No - 13 2,491 76.4% 872
14 Ward No - 14 1,896 78.5% 868
15 Ward No - 15 1,893 66.5% 904
16 Ward No - 16 3,366 46.3% 887
17 Ward No - 17 1,967 55.2% 859
18 Ward No - 18 2,534 39.1% 874
19 Ward No - 19 2,989 48.8% 925
20 Ward No - 20 2,005 71.4% 876
21 Ward No - 21 1,728 51.4% 787
22 Ward No - 22 2,493 51.4% 813
23 Ward No - 23 1,484 58% 832
24 Ward No - 24 2,651 42.7% 890
25 Ward No - 25 1,709 53.7% 884

Map of Sultanganj, Bhagalpur, Bihar


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