As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Bhagalpur is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Bhagalpur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bhagalpur Urban Region.
The total population of Bhagalpur UA/Metropolitan region is 412,209. The male population of which is 219,092 while female population is 193,117.
Bhagalpur Population 2022 - 2023
Population of Bhagalpur city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bhagalpur Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bhagalpur urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bhagalpur region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Bhagalpur Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Bhagalpur Agglomeration is 78.87% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Bhagalpur stood at 83.13 % and 73.99 % respectively.
Total literates in Bhagalpur UA were 280,185 of which males were 157,407 and remaining 122,778 were females.
Bhagalpur Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Bhagalpur UA is around 13.81 % of total Bhagalpur UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Bhagalpur Urban region were 56,939 of which male were 29,752 while remaining 27,187 childs were female.
Bhagalpur Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Bhagalpur UA was found lower with figure of 881 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 914 per 1000 boys in Bhagalpur Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Bhagalpur Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Bhagalpur Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031