Purnia City Census 2011 data


Purnia city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Purnia Metropolitan Region. The Purnia city is located in Bihar state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Purnia in 2011 is 282,248; of which male and female are 148,077 and 134,171 respectively. Although Purnia city has population of 282,248; its urban / metropolitan population is 312,669 of which 164,031 are males and 148,638 are females.

Purnia Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Purnia city are 174,658 of which 98,145 are males while 76,513 are females. Average literacy rate of Purnia city is 73.02 percent of which male and female literacy was 77.87 and 67.62 percent.

Purnia Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Purnia city is 906 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 953 per 1000 boys.

Purnia Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Purnia city are 43,050 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 22,038 boys while 21,012 are girls. The child forms 15.25 % of total population of Purnia City.

Purnia Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Purnia city numbers 9,106 in which population of 49,148 resides. This is around 17.41% of total population of Purnia city.

Purnia Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Purnia city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Purnia Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Purnia City Population 2011

Description
City Purnia
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Purnia Metropolitan
State Bihar
Purnia City Total Male Female
City Population 282,248 148,077 134,171
Literates 174,658 98,145 76,513
Children (0-6) 43,050 22,038 21,012
Average Literacy (%) 73.02 % 77.87 % 67.62 %
Sexratio 906
Child Sexratio 953

Purnia Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Purnia city with 75.19 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Purnia with approximately 23.26 % following it. In Purnia city, Christinity is followed by 0.60 %, Jainism by 0.35 %, Sikhism by 0.12 % and Buddhism by 0.12 %. Around 0.20 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.26 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 212,228 75.19 %
Muslims 65,643 23.26 %
Christian 1,699 0.60 %
Sikh 335 0.12 %
Buddhist 52 0.02 %
Jain 995 0.35 %
Others 572 0.20 %
Not Stated 724 0.26 %

Purnia Metropolitan Region

Purnia city comes under Purnia Metropolitan area.
Purnia Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 312,669 164,031 148,638
Literates 192,181 108,176 84,005
Children (0-6) 47,935 24,580 23,355
Average Literacy (%) 72.59 % 77.57 % 67.05 %
Sexratio 906
Child Sexratio 950
Purnia Metropolitan Areas
Kasba, and Purnia
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Gujarat 5
4 Tamil Nadu 5
5 Madhya Pradesh 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population