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Begusarai District - Population 2011-2024

An official Census 2011 detail of Begusarai, a district of Bihar has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Bihar. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Begusarai District of Bihar.

In 2011, Begusarai had population of 2,970,541 of which male and female were 1,567,660 and 1,402,881 respectively. In 2001 census, Begusarai had a population of 2,349,366 of which males were 1,228,874 and remaining 1,120,492 were females. Begusarai District population constituted 2.85 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Begusarai District was at 2.83 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 26.44 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Begusarai District recorded increase of 29.11 percent to its population compared to 1991.


Begusarai Literacy Rate

Average literacy rate of Begusarai in 2011 were 63.87 compared to 63.87 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 71.58 and 55.21 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 59.13 and 35.64 in Begusarai District. Total literate in Begusarai District were 1,548,673 of which male and female were 918,507 and 630,166 respectively. In 2001, Begusarai District had 896,444 in its district.


Begusarai Sex Ratio

With regards to Sex Ratio in Begusarai, it stood at 895 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 912. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 919 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 946 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


Begusarai District Religion Data

Description Percentage Population 2011
Hindu 85.99 % 2,554,330
Muslims 13.71 % 407,348
Christian 0.07 % 2,209
Sikh 0.01 % 402
Buddhist 0.01 % 229
Jain 0.01 % 276
Others 0.00 % 57
Not Stated 0.19 % 5,690

Begusarai Population 2023 - 2024

What is the population of Begusarai district in 2024 ? The question though important has no correct answer. The last census of Begusarai was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Begusarai 2024 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 2,970,541 29.71 Lakhs
2021 3,630,000 36.38 Lakhs
2022 3,700,000 37.08 Lakhs
2023 3,760,000 37.68 Lakhs
2024 3,810,000 38.20 Lakhs
2025 3,860,000 38.65 Lakhs
2026 3,900,000 39.03 Lakhs
2027 3,930,000 39.36 Lakhs
2028 3,960,000 39.65 Lakhs
2029 3,980,000 39.89 Lakhs
2030 4,000,000 40.10 Lakhs
2031 4,020,000 40.27 Lakhs

Begusarai Population 2011 - 2001

Description 2011 2001
Population 29.71 Lakhs 23.49 Lakhs
Actual Population 2,970,541 2,349,366
Male 1,567,660 1,228,874
Female 1,402,881 1,120,492
Population Growth 26.44% 29.11%
Area Sq. Km 1,918 1,918
Density/km2 1,549 1,225
Proportion to Bihar Population 2.85% 2.83%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 895 912
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 919 946
Average Literacy 63.87 47.98
Male Literacy 71.58 59.13
Female Literacy 55.21 35.64
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 545,965 481,118
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.38% 20.48%

Begusarai Child Population

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Begusarai. There were total 545,965 children under age of 0-6 against 481,118 of 2001 census. Of total 545,965 male and female were 284,517 and 261,448 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 919 compared to 946 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 18.38 percent of Begusarai District compared to 20.48 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.1 percent in this compared to previous census of India.


Begusarai Houseless Data

In 2011, total 348 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Begusarai district of Bihar. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,593. This approx 0.053626595290218% of total population of Begusarai district.


Begusarai District Density

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Begusarai district for 2011 is 1,549 people per sq. km. In 2001, Begusarai district density was at 1,225 people per sq. km. Begusarai district administers 1,918 square kilometers of areas.


Begusarai District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Begusarai population for 2011 census, 19.18 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 569,823 people lives in urban areas of which males are 301,352 and females are 268,471. Sex Ratio in urban region of Begusarai district is 891 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Begusarai district was 914 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 96,336 of which males and females were 50,334 and 46,002. This child population figure of Begusarai district is 16.70 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Begusarai district as per census 2011 is 72.37 % of which males and females are 78.33 % and 65.65 % literates respectively. In actual number 342,681 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 196,627 and 146,054 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 80.82 % population of Begusarai districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Begusarai district population living in rural areas is 2,400,718 of which males and females are 1,266,308 and 1,134,410 respectively. In rural areas of Begusarai district, sex ratio is 896 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Begusarai district is considered, figure is 920 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 449,629 in rural areas of which males were 234,183 and females were 215,446. The child population comprises 18.49 % of total rural population of Begusarai district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Begusarai district is 61.81 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 69.94 and 52.68 percent respectively. In total, 1,205,992 people were literate of which males and females were 721,880 and 484,112 respectively.

All details regarding Begusarai District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Begusarai District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 80.82 % 19.18 %
Total Population 2,400,718 569,823
Male Population 1,266,308 301,352
Female Population 1,134,410 268,471
Sex Ratio 896 891
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 920 914
Child Population (0-6) 449,629 96,336
Male Child(0-6) 234,183 50,334
Female Child(0-6) 215,446 46,002
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.73 % 16.91 %
Male Child Percentage 18.49 % 16.70 %
Female Child Percentage 18.99 % 17.13 %
Literates 1,205,992 342,681
Male Literates 721,880 196,627
Female Literates 484,112 146,054
Average Literacy 61.81 % 72.37 %
Male Literacy 69.94 % 78.33 %
Female Literacy 52.68 % 65.65 %

City/Metros in Begusarai District

Urban Agglomerations inside Begusarai District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Begusarai District
Cities inside Begusarai District Population Male Female
Begusarai (Municipal Corporation) 252,008 133,722 118,286