Begusarai city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bihar State/UT.
The current estimate population of Begusarai city in 2023 is
, while Begusarai metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Begusarai city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Begusarai city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Begusarai city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Begusarai in 2011 is 252,008.
Begusarai Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Begusarai city are 162,484 of which 92,426 are males while 70,058 are females. Average literacy rate of Begusarai city is 76.48 percent of which male and female literacy was 81.92 and 70.32 percent.
The sex ratio of Begusarai city is 885 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 893 per 1000 boys.
Begusarai Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Begusarai city numbers 4,699 in which population of 26,657 resides. This is around 10.58% of total population of Begusarai city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Begusarai city with 89.00 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Begusarai with approximately 10.53 % following it.
In Begusarai city, Christinity is followed by 0.13 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.05 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.26 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.