Gaya District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Gaya had population of 4,391,418 of which male and female were 2,266,566 and 2,124,852 respectively. In 2001 census, Gaya had a population of 3,473,428 of which males were 1,792,163 and remaining 1,681,265 were females. Gaya District population constituted 4.22 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Gaya District was at 4.18 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 26.43 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Gaya District recorded increase of 30.03 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Gaya Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 4,391,418 3,473,428
Male 2,266,566 1,792,163
Female 2,124,852 1,681,265
Population Growth 26.43% 30.03%
Area Sq. Km 4,976 4,976
Density/km2 883 698
Proportion to Bihar Population 4.22% 4.18%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 937 938
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 960 968
Average Literacy 63.67 50.45
Male Literacy 73.31 63.27
Female Literacy 53.34 36.66
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 783,059 687,369
Male Population (0-6 Age) 399,426 349,186
Female Population (0-6 Age) 383,633 338,183
Literates 2,297,613 1,405,453
Male Literates 1,368,803 913,020
Female Literates 928,810 492,433
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.83% 19.79%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.62% 19.48%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.05% 20.11%

Gaya District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Gaya district for 2011 is 883 people per sq. km. In 2001, Gaya district density was at 698 people per sq. km. Gaya district administers 4,976 square kilometers of areas.

Gaya Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Gaya in 2011 were 63.67 compared to 50.45 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 73.31 and 53.34 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 63.27 and 36.66 in Gaya District. Total literate in Gaya District were 2,297,613 of which male and female were 1,368,803 and 928,810 respectively. In 2001, Gaya District had 1,405,453 in its district.

Gaya Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Gaya, it stood at 937 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 938. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 960 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 968 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Gaya Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Gaya. There were total 783,059 children under age of 0-6 against 687,369 of 2001 census. Of total 783,059 male and female were 399,426 and 383,633 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960 compared to 968 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 17.83 percent of Gaya District compared to 19.79 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.96 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Gaya Houseless Census

In 2011, total 646 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Gaya district of Bihar. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,349. This approx 0.08% of total population of Gaya district.

Gaya Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 3,876,395 88.27 %
Muslims 488,121 11.12 %
Christian 3,943 0.09 %
Sikh 913 0.02 %
Buddhist 870 0.02 %
Jain 1,723 0.04 %
Others 108 0.00 %
Not Stated 19,345 0.44 %

Gaya Population 2015

What is the population of Gaya in 2015? The fact is, last census for Gaya district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Gaya district situated in Bihar. As per 2011, Gaya population is 4,391,418

Gaya District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Gaya population for 2011 census, 13.24 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 581,601 people lives in urban areas of which males are 305,974 and females are 275,627. Sex Ratio in urban region of Gaya district is 901 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Gaya district was 922 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 80,878 of which males and females were 42,084 and 38,794. This child population figure of Gaya district is 13.75 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Gaya district as per census 2011 is 80.22 % of which males and females are 85.41 % and 74.45 % literates respectively. In actual number 401,705 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 225,386 and 176,319 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 86.76 % population of Gaya districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Gaya district population living in rural areas is 3,809,817 of which males and females are 1,960,592 and 1,849,225 respectively. In rural areas of Gaya district, sex ratio is 943 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Gaya district is considered, figure is 965 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 702,181 in rural areas of which males were 357,342 and females were 344,839. The child population comprises 18.23 % of total rural population of Gaya district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Gaya district is 61.01 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 71.32 and 50.02 percent respectively. In total, 1,895,908 people were literate of which males and females were 1,143,417 and 752,491 respectively.

All details regarding Gaya District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Gaya District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 86.76 % 13.24 %
Total Population 3,809,817 581,601
Male Population 1,960,592 305,974
Female Population 1,849,225 275,627
Sex Ratio 943 901
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 965 922
Child Population (0-6) 702,181 80,878
Male Child(0-6) 357,342 42,084
Female Child(0-6) 344,839 38,794
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.43 % 13.91 %
Male Child Percentage 18.23 % 13.75 %
Female Child Percentage 18.65 % 14.07 %
Literates 1,895,908 401,705
Male Literates 1,143,417 225,386
Female Literates 752,491 176,319
Average Literacy 61.01 % 80.22 %
Male Literacy 71.32 % 85.41 %
Female Literacy 50.02 % 74.45 %

City/Metros in Gaya District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Gaya (Urban Agglomeration) 475,987 251,057 224,930
Cities inside Gaya District Population Male Female
Gaya (Municipal Corporation) 468,614 247,131 221,483

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