Bihar: Rural Population as per Census 2011
Out of the entire population of the Bihar state, 88.71% people reside in rural areas as per Census 2011. 92,341,436 people out of the total population live in rural area in which the number of males is 48,073,850 and females are 44,267,586.
In rural areas, the female sex ratio was 921 females per 1000 males. The total number of children between 0-6 years living in rural areas was 17,383,701. In rural areas, the males and female literacy rate were 69.67 % and 49 % respectively. Average literacy rate in rural areas was 59.78%, however the total literates were 44,812,152.
Top 5 districts of Bihar with highest Rural Population
- Purba Champaran 4,698,028
- Muzaffarpur 4,327,625
- Madhubani 4,325,884
- Samastipur 4,113,769
- Gaya 3,809,817
Bottom 5 districts of Bihar with lowest Rural Population
- Sheikhpura 527,340
- Sheohar 628,130
- Arwal 648,994
- Lakhisarai 857,901
- Munger 987,645