Saharsa city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bihar State/UT.
The current estimate population of Saharsa city in 2023 is
, while Saharsa metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Saharsa city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Saharsa city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Saharsa city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Saharsa in 2011 is 156,540.
Saharsa Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Saharsa city are 98,919 of which 57,280 are males while 41,639 are females. Average literacy rate of Saharsa city is 75.63 percent of which male and female literacy was 82.00 and 68.33 percent.
The sex ratio of Saharsa city is 879 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 916 per 1000 boys.
Saharsa Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Saharsa city numbers 12,485 in which population of 67,940 resides. This is around 43.40% of total population of Saharsa city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Saharsa city with 79.39 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Saharsa with approximately 20.17 % following it.
In Saharsa city, Christinity is followed by 0.26 %, Jainism by 0.03 %, Sikhism by 0.04 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.11 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.