Sasaram city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bihar State/UT.
The current estimate population of Sasaram city in 2023 is
, while Sasaram metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Sasaram city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Sasaram city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Sasaram city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Sasaram in 2011 is 147,408.
Sasaram Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Sasaram city are 102,077 of which 57,006 are males while 45,071 are females. Average literacy rate of Sasaram city is 80.26 percent of which male and female literacy was 85.14 and 74.85 percent.
The sex ratio of Sasaram city is 900 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 902 per 1000 boys.
Sasaram Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Sasaram city numbers 9,660 in which population of 60,344 resides. This is around 40.94% of total population of Sasaram city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Sasaram city with 72.79 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Sasaram with approximately 25.58 % following it.
In Sasaram city, Christinity is followed by 0.10 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Sikhism by 1.25 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.25 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.