Bihar: Rural Population as per Census 2011

24-JUN-2013 12:46

    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


    1. Purba Champaran            4,698,028
    2. Muzaffarpur                      4,327,625            
    3. Madhubani                         4,325,884
    4. Samastipur                         4,113,769
    5. Gaya                                      3,809,817            


    Bottom 5 districts of Bihar with lowest Rural Population


    1. Sheikhpura                         527,340
    2. Sheohar                               628,130
    3. Arwal                                    648,994
    4. Lakhisarai                            857,901
    5. Munger                                                987,645                



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