Gopalganj District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Gopalganj had population of 2,562,012 of which male and female were 1,267,666 and 1,294,346 respectively. In 2001 census, Gopalganj had a population of 2,152,638 of which males were 1,075,710 and remaining 1,076,928 were females. Gopalganj District population constituted 2.46 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Gopalganj District was at 2.59 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 19.02 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Gopalganj District recorded increase of 26.11 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Gopalganj Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,562,012 2,152,638
Male 1,267,666 1,075,710
Female 1,294,346 1,076,928
Population Growth 19.02% 26.11%
Area Sq. Km 2,033 2,033
Density/km2 1,260 1,059
Proportion to Bihar Population 2.46% 2.59%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1021 1001
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 954 964
Average Literacy 65.47 47.48
Male Literacy 76.51 62.96
Female Literacy 54.81 32.16
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 449,530 433,668
Male Population (0-6 Age) 230,014 220,828
Female Population (0-6 Age) 219,516 212,840
Literates 1,382,998 816,173
Male Literates 793,905 538,255
Female Literates 589,093 277,918
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.55% 20.15%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.14% 20.53%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.96% 19.76%

Gopalganj District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Gopalganj district for 2011 is 1,260 people per sq. km. In 2001, Gopalganj district density was at 1,059 people per sq. km. Gopalganj district administers 2,033 square kilometers of areas.

Gopalganj Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Gopalganj in 2011 were 65.47 compared to 47.48 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 76.51 and 54.81 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 62.96 and 32.16 in Gopalganj District. Total literate in Gopalganj District were 1,382,998 of which male and female were 793,905 and 589,093 respectively. In 2001, Gopalganj District had 816,173 in its district.

Gopalganj Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Gopalganj, it stood at 1021 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1001. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 954 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 964 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Gopalganj Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Gopalganj. There were total 449,530 children under age of 0-6 against 433,668 of 2001 census. Of total 449,530 male and female were 230,014 and 219,516 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 954 compared to 964 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 17.55 percent of Gopalganj District compared to 20.15 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.6 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Gopalganj Houseless Census

In 2011, total 250 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Gopalganj district of Bihar. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,226. This approx 0.05% of total population of Gopalganj district.

Gopalganj Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,119,262 82.72 %
Muslims 436,057 17.02 %
Christian 2,463 0.10 %
Sikh 271 0.01 %
Buddhist 167 0.01 %
Jain 133 0.01 %
Others 28 0.00 %
Not Stated 3,631 0.14 %

Gopalganj Population 2015

What is the population of Gopalganj in 2015? The fact is, last census for Gopalganj district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Gopalganj district situated in Bihar. As per 2011, Gopalganj population is 2,562,012

Gopalganj District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Gopalganj population for 2011 census, 6.35 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 162,805 people lives in urban areas of which males are 82,699 and females are 80,106. Sex Ratio in urban region of Gopalganj district is 969 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Gopalganj district was 943 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 25,741 of which males and females were 13,247 and 12,494. This child population figure of Gopalganj district is 16.02 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Gopalganj district as per census 2011 is 75.10 % of which males and females are 82.97 % and 67.01 % literates respectively. In actual number 102,934 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 57,626 and 45,308 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 93.65 % population of Gopalganj districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Gopalganj district population living in rural areas is 2,399,207 of which males and females are 1,184,967 and 1,214,240 respectively. In rural areas of Gopalganj district, sex ratio is 1025 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Gopalganj district is considered, figure is 955 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 423,789 in rural areas of which males were 216,767 and females were 207,022. The child population comprises 18.29 % of total rural population of Gopalganj district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Gopalganj district is 64.80 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 76.05 and 53.99 percent respectively. In total, 1,280,064 people were literate of which males and females were 736,279 and 543,785 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 93.65 % 6.35 %
Total Population 2,399,207 162,805
Male Population 1,184,967 82,699
Female Population 1,214,240 80,106
Sex Ratio 1025 969
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 955 943
Child Population (0-6) 423,789 25,741
Male Child(0-6) 216,767 13,247
Female Child(0-6) 207,022 12,494
Child Percentage (0-6) 17.66 % 15.81 %
Male Child Percentage 18.29 % 16.02 %
Female Child Percentage 17.05 % 15.60 %
Literates 1,280,064 102,934
Male Literates 736,279 57,626
Female Literates 543,785 45,308
Average Literacy 64.80 % 75.10 %
Male Literacy 76.05 % 82.97 %
Female Literacy 53.99 % 67.01 %

City/Metros in Gopalganj District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Gopalganj District
Cities inside Gopalganj District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Gopalganj District

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