Saharsa is a Nagar Parishad city in district of Saharsa, Bihar. The Saharsa city is divided into 41 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Saharsa Nagar Parishad has population of 156,540 of which 83,291 are males while 73,249 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 25748 which is 16.45 % of total population of Saharsa (Nagar Parishad). In Saharsa Nagar Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 879 against state average of 918. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Saharsa is around 916 compared to Bihar state average of 935. Literacy rate of Saharsa city is 75.63 % higher than state average of 61.80 %. In Saharsa, Male literacy is around 82.00 % while female literacy rate is 68.33 %.
Saharsa Nagar Parishad has total administration over 28,862 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Saharsa Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.04 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.27 % of total population in Saharsa (Nagar Parishad).
Saharsa Work Profile
Out of total population, 41,801 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 35,730 were males while 6,071 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 41801 working population, 76.69 % were engaged in Main Work while 23.31 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Saharsa 2020 Population
The next census for Saharsa Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.