Nalanda District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Nalanda had population of 2,877,653 of which male and female were 1,497,060 and 1,380,593 respectively. In 2001 census, Nalanda had a population of 2,370,528 of which males were 1,238,599 and remaining 1,131,929 were females. Nalanda District population constituted 2.76 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Nalanda District was at 2.86 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 21.39 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Nalanda District recorded increase of 18.64 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Nalanda Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,877,653 2,370,528
Male 1,497,060 1,238,599
Female 1,380,593 1,131,929
Population Growth 21.39% 18.64%
Area Sq. Km 2,355 2,355
Density/km2 1,222 1,007
Proportion to Bihar Population 2.76% 2.86%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 922 914
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 931 942
Average Literacy 64.43 53.19
Male Literacy 74.86 66.44
Female Literacy 53.10 38.58
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 518,681 461,240
Male Population (0-6 Age) 268,660 237,527
Female Population (0-6 Age) 250,021 223,713
Literates 1,519,933 1,015,473
Male Literates 919,558 665,076
Female Literates 600,375 350,397
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.02% 19.46%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.95% 19.18%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.11% 19.76%

Nalanda District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Nalanda district for 2011 is 1,222 people per sq. km. In 2001, Nalanda district density was at 1,007 people per sq. km. Nalanda district administers 2,355 square kilometers of areas.

Nalanda Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Nalanda in 2011 were 64.43 compared to 53.19 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 74.86 and 53.10 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 66.44 and 38.58 in Nalanda District. Total literate in Nalanda District were 1,519,933 of which male and female were 919,558 and 600,375 respectively. In 2001, Nalanda District had 1,015,473 in its district.

Nalanda Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Nalanda, it stood at 922 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 914. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 931 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 942 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Nalanda Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Nalanda. There were total 518,681 children under age of 0-6 against 461,240 of 2001 census. Of total 518,681 male and female were 268,660 and 250,021 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 931 compared to 942 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 18.02 percent of Nalanda District compared to 19.46 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.44 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Nalanda Houseless Census

In 2011, total 244 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Nalanda district of Bihar. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,153. This approx 0.04% of total population of Nalanda district.

Nalanda Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,669,775 92.78 %
Muslims 198,033 6.88 %
Christian 1,978 0.07 %
Sikh 393 0.01 %
Buddhist 414 0.01 %
Jain 561 0.02 %
Others 64 0.00 %
Not Stated 6,435 0.22 %

Nalanda Population 2015

What is the population of Nalanda in 2015? The fact is, last census for Nalanda district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Nalanda district situated in Bihar. As per 2011, Nalanda population is 2,877,653

Nalanda District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Nalanda population for 2011 census, 15.91 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 457,894 people lives in urban areas of which males are 239,332 and females are 218,562. Sex Ratio in urban region of Nalanda district is 913 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Nalanda district was 925 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 72,468 of which males and females were 37,654 and 34,814. This child population figure of Nalanda district is 15.73 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Nalanda district as per census 2011 is 74.66 % of which males and females are 80.84 % and 67.87 % literates respectively. In actual number 287,742 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 163,035 and 124,707 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 84.09 % population of Nalanda districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Nalanda district population living in rural areas is 2,419,759 of which males and females are 1,257,728 and 1,162,031 respectively. In rural areas of Nalanda district, sex ratio is 924 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Nalanda district is considered, figure is 932 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 446,213 in rural areas of which males were 231,006 and females were 215,207. The child population comprises 18.37 % of total rural population of Nalanda district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Nalanda district is 62.44 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 73.68 and 50.24 percent respectively. In total, 1,232,191 people were literate of which males and females were 756,523 and 475,668 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 84.09 % 15.91 %
Total Population 2,419,759 457,894
Male Population 1,257,728 239,332
Female Population 1,162,031 218,562
Sex Ratio 924 913
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 932 925
Child Population (0-6) 446,213 72,468
Male Child(0-6) 231,006 37,654
Female Child(0-6) 215,207 34,814
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.44 % 15.83 %
Male Child Percentage 18.37 % 15.73 %
Female Child Percentage 18.52 % 15.93 %
Literates 1,232,191 287,742
Male Literates 756,523 163,035
Female Literates 475,668 124,707
Average Literacy 62.44 % 74.66 %
Male Literacy 73.68 % 80.84 %
Female Literacy 50.24 % 67.87 %

City/Metros in Nalanda District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Nalanda District
Cities inside Nalanda District Population Male Female
Biharsharif (Municipal Corporation) 297,268 155,216 142,052

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