Katihar District : Census 2011 data

Katihar District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Katihar, a district of Bihar has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Bihar. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Katihar District of Bihar.

Katihar District Population 2011

In 2011, Katihar had population of 3,071,029 of which male and female were 1,600,430 and 1,470,599 respectively. In 2001 census, Katihar had a population of 2,392,638 of which males were 1,246,872 and remaining 1,145,766 were females. Katihar District population constituted 2.95 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Katihar District was at 2.88 percent of Maharashtra population.

Katihar District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 28.35 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Katihar District recorded increase of 30.91 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Katihar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Katihar district for 2011 is 1,005 people per sq. km. In 2001, Katihar district density was at 783 people per sq. km. Katihar district administers 3,057 square kilometers of areas.

Katihar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Katihar in 2011 were 52.24 compared to 35.09 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 59.36 and 44.39 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 45.31 and 23.80 in Katihar District. Total literate in Katihar District were 1,280,190 of which male and female were 762,256 and 517,934 respectively. In 2001, Katihar District had 655,119 in its district.

Katihar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Katihar, it stood at 919 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 919. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 961 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 966 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Katihar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Katihar. There were total 620,332 children under age of 0-6 against 525,449 of 2001 census. Of total 620,332 male and female were 316,391 and 303,941 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 961 compared to 966 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 20.20 percent of Katihar District compared to 21.96 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.76 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Katihar Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Katihar ? What is Hindu's Population in Katihar district are questions that are being asked to us. As of now, Government of India has not declared population of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christian, Buddhists and Jains in district of Katihar, Bihar. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Katihar district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,071,029 2,392,638
Male 1,600,430 1,246,872
Female 1,470,599 1,145,766
Population Growth 28.35% 30.91%
Area Sq. Km 3,057 3,057
Density/km2 1,005 783
Proportion to Bihar Population 2.95% 2.88%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 919 919
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 961 966
Average Literacy 52.24 35.09
Male Literacy 59.36 45.31
Female Literacy 44.39 23.80
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 620,332 525,449
Male Population (0-6 Age) 316,391 267,239
Female Population (0-6 Age) 303,941 258,210
Literates 1,280,190 655,119
Male Literates 762,256 443,862
Female Literates 517,934 211,257
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.20% 21.96%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.77% 21.43%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.67% 22.54%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 91.08 % 8.92 %
Total Population 2,797,207 273,822
Male Population 1,455,744 144,686
Female Population 1,341,463 129,136
Sex Ratio 921 893
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 962 939
Child Population (0-6) 580,024 40,308
Male Child(0-6) 295,603 20,788
Female Child(0-6) 284,421 19,520
Child Percentage (0-6) 20.74 % 14.72 %
Male Child Percentage 20.31 % 14.37 %
Female Child Percentage 21.20 % 15.12 %
Literates 1,099,757 180,433
Male Literates 660,084 102,172
Female Literates 439,673 78,261
Average Literacy 49.60 % 77.27 %
Male Literacy 56.90 % 82.46 %
Female Literacy 41.59 % 71.40 %

Katihar District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Katihar population for 2011 census, 8.92 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 273,822 people lives in urban areas of which males are 144,686 and females are 129,136. Sex Ratio in urban region of Katihar district is 893 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Katihar district was 939 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 40,308 of which males and females were 20,788 and 19,520. This child population figure of Katihar district is 14.37 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Katihar district as per census 2011 is 77.27 % of which males and females are 82.46 % and 71.40 % literates respectively. In actual number 180,433 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 102,172 and 78,261 respectively.

Katihar District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 91.08 % population of Katihar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Katihar district population living in rural areas is 2,797,207 of which males and females are 1,455,744 and 1,341,463 respectively. In rural areas of Katihar district, sex ratio is 921 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Katihar district is considered, figure is 962 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 580,024 in rural areas of which males were 295,603 and females were 284,421. The child population comprises 20.31 % of total rural population of Katihar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Katihar district is 49.60 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 56.90 and 41.59 percent respectively. In total, 1,099,757 people were literate of which males and females were 660,084 and 439,673 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Katihar District Population Male Female
Katihar (Urban Agglomeration) 240,565 126,834 113,731

Cities inside Katihar District Population Male Female
Katihar (Municipal Corporation) 225,982 119,142 106,840

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