Motihari city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bihar State/UT.
The current estimate population of Motihari city in 2023 is
, while Motihari metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Motihari city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Motihari city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Motihari city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Motihari in 2011 is 126,158.
Motihari Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Motihari city are 92,798 of which 51,711 are males while 41,087 are females. Average literacy rate of Motihari city is 84.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.13 and 81.18 percent.
The sex ratio of Motihari city is 859 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 837 per 1000 boys.
Motihari Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Motihari city numbers 1,801 in which population of 10,114 resides. This is around 8.02% of total population of Motihari city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Motihari city with 77.46 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Motihari with approximately 21.90 % following it.
In Motihari city, Christinity is followed by 0.15 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.08 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.39 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.