Bihar Religion Census 2011

As per census 2011, Hindu are majority in Bihar state. Hinduism constitutes 82.69% of Bihar population. In all Hindu form majority religion in 37 out of 38 districts of Bihar state. The data for 2020 & 2021 is under process and will be updated in few weeks.

Muslim Population in Bihar is 1.76 Crore (16.87 percent) of total 10.41 Crore. Christian Population in Bihar is 1.29 Lakhs (0.12 percent) of total 10.41 Crore.

Muslims are minority in Bihar state forming 16.87% of total population. Islam is followed with majority in 1 out of 38 districts.
Religion Percentage
Hindu 82.69%
Muslim 16.87%
Christian 0.12%
Sikh 0.02%
Buddhist 0.02%
Jain 0.02%
Other Religions 0.01%
Not Stated 0.24%

Bihar District Wise Data - Religion 2011

District Majority Religion
Patna Hindu
Purbi Champaran Hindu
Muzaffarpur Hindu
Madhubani Hindu
Gaya Hindu
Samastipur Hindu
Saran Hindu
Darbhanga Hindu
Pashchim Champaran Hindu
Vaishali Hindu
Sitamarhi Hindu
Siwan Hindu
Purnia Hindu
Katihar Hindu
Bhagalpur Hindu
Begusarai Hindu
Rohtas Hindu
Nalanda Hindu
Araria Hindu
Bhojpur Hindu
Gopalganj Hindu
Aurangabad Hindu
Supaul Hindu
Nawada Hindu
Banka Hindu
Madhepura Hindu
Saharsa Hindu
Jamui Hindu
Buxar Hindu
Kishanganj Muslim
Khagaria Hindu
Kaimur Hindu
Munger Hindu
Jehanabad Hindu
Lakhisarai Hindu
Arwal Hindu
Sheohar Hindu
Sheikhpura Hindu
# District Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %