Purnia Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Purnia is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Purnia city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Purnia Urban Region.

The total population of Purnia UA/Metropolitan region is 312,669. The male population of which is 164,031 while female population is 148,638.

Purnia Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Purnia Agglomeration is 72.59% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Purnia stood at 77.57 % and 67.05 % respectively. Total literates in Purnia UA were 192,181 of which males were 108,176 and remaining 84,005 were females.

Purnia Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Purnia UA is around 15.33 % of total Purnia UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Purnia Urban region were 47,935 of which male were 24,580 while remaining 23,355 childs were female.

Purnia Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Purnia UA was found lower with figure of 906 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 950 per 1000 boys in Purnia Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Purnia Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Purnia
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State Bihar
Purnia UA Total Male Female
Population 312,669 164,031 148,638
Literates 192,181 108,176 84,005
Children (0-6) 47,935 24,580 23,355
Average Literacy (%) 72.59 % 77.57 % 67.05 %
Sexratio 906
Child Sexratio 950

Purnia Region - Cities & Towns

Purnia UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Purnia (Municipal Corporation) 282,248 148,077 134,171

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Kasba Nagar Panchayat 30,421
# Urban Region Child %
1 Malappuram 14.07 %
2 Aurangabad 13.50 %
3 Ghaziabad 13.45 %
4 Raipur 13.15 %
5 Meerut 12.99 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
# Urban Region Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1030
3 Coimbatore 994
4 Chennai 985
5 Nagpur 960
* Min 20 Lakh Population