Saharsa District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Saharsa, 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 Saharsa District of Bihar.

In 2011, Saharsa had population of 1,900,661 of which male and female were 997,174 and 903,487 respectively. In 2001 census, Saharsa had a population of 1,508,182 of which males were 789,432 and remaining 718,750 were females. Saharsa District population constituted 1.83 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Saharsa District was at 1.82 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 26.02 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Saharsa District recorded increase of 33.03 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Saharsa Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,900,661 1,508,182
Male 997,174 789,432
Female 903,487 718,750
Population Growth 26.02% 33.03%
Area Sq. Km 1,687 1,687
Density/km2 1,127 895
Proportion to Bihar Population 1.83% 1.82%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 906 910
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 933 912
Average Literacy 53.20 39.08
Male Literacy 63.56 51.66
Female Literacy 41.68 25.27
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 387,479 316,930
Male Population (0-6 Age) 200,497 165,793
Female Population (0-6 Age) 186,982 151,137
Literates 804,996 465,577
Male Literates 506,374 322,163
Female Literates 298,622 143,414
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.39% 21.01%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.11% 21.00%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.70% 21.03%

Saharsa District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Saharsa district for 2011 is 1,127 people per sq. km. In 2001, Saharsa district density was at 895 people per sq. km. Saharsa district administers 1,687 square kilometers of areas.

Saharsa Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Saharsa in 2011 were 53.20 compared to 39.08 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 63.56 and 41.68 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 51.66 and 25.27 in Saharsa District. Total literate in Saharsa District were 804,996 of which male and female were 506,374 and 298,622 respectively. In 2001, Saharsa District had 465,577 in its district.

Saharsa Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Saharsa, it stood at 906 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 910. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 933 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 912 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Saharsa Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Saharsa. There were total 387,479 children under age of 0-6 against 316,930 of 2001 census. Of total 387,479 male and female were 200,497 and 186,982 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 933 compared to 912 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 20.39 percent of Saharsa District compared to 21.01 percent of 2001. There was net change of -0.62 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Saharsa Houseless Census

In 2011, total 86 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Saharsa district of Bihar. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 450. This approx 0.02% of total population of Saharsa district.

Saharsa Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,629,254 85.72 %
Muslims 266,620 14.03 %
Christian 1,292 0.07 %
Sikh 197 0.01 %
Buddhist 60 0.00 %
Jain 109 0.01 %
Others 8 0.00 %
Not Stated 3,121 0.16 %

Saharsa Population 2015

What is the population of Saharsa in 2015? The fact is, last census for Saharsa district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Saharsa district situated in Bihar. As per 2011, Saharsa population is 1,900,661

Saharsa District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Saharsa population for 2011 census, 8.24 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 156,540 people lives in urban areas of which males are 83,291 and females are 73,249. Sex Ratio in urban region of Saharsa district is 879 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Saharsa district was 916 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 25,748 of which males and females were 13,441 and 12,307. This child population figure of Saharsa district is 16.14 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Saharsa district as per census 2011 is 75.63 % of which males and females are 82.00 % and 68.33 % literates respectively. In actual number 98,919 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 57,280 and 41,639 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 91.76 % population of Saharsa districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Saharsa district population living in rural areas is 1,744,121 of which males and females are 913,883 and 830,238 respectively. In rural areas of Saharsa district, sex ratio is 908 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Saharsa district is considered, figure is 934 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 361,731 in rural areas of which males were 187,056 and females were 174,675. The child population comprises 20.47 % of total rural population of Saharsa district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Saharsa district is 51.08 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 61.79 and 39.20 percent respectively. In total, 706,077 people were literate of which males and females were 449,094 and 256,983 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 91.76 % 8.24 %
Total Population 1,744,121 156,540
Male Population 913,883 83,291
Female Population 830,238 73,249
Sex Ratio 908 879
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 934 916
Child Population (0-6) 361,731 25,748
Male Child(0-6) 187,056 13,441
Female Child(0-6) 174,675 12,307
Child Percentage (0-6) 20.74 % 16.45 %
Male Child Percentage 20.47 % 16.14 %
Female Child Percentage 21.04 % 16.80 %
Literates 706,077 98,919
Male Literates 449,094 57,280
Female Literates 256,983 41,639
Average Literacy 51.08 % 75.63 %
Male Literacy 61.79 % 82.00 %
Female Literacy 39.20 % 68.33 %

City/Metros in Saharsa District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Saharsa District
Cities inside Saharsa District Population Male Female
Saharsa (Nagar Parishad) 156,540 83,291 73,249

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