Bhagalpur District

Bhagalpur is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. It is one of the 2 districts of Bhagalpur division. The head quarter of the district is Bhagalpur . It has 16 blocks. The total population of the district is 2,423,172 and the area is 2,570 sqkm. Paddy, Maize and Lentils are the main agricultural crops. Tusser Silk and Thermal Power at Kahalgaon are the main industry. Ganga is the main river. The literacy rate is 49.5% . The female literacy rate is 38.13% . The male literacy rate is 59.22% .
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- Bhagalpur District Block List

- Bhagalpur District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Bhagalpur is 412,080. Out of which rural household is 342,359 and the urban household is 69,721.
Female to male ratio of Bhagalpur is 87.6%. Female to male ratio of the district is less than state's female to male ratio 91.93%. It is unsatisfactory and the people should drive some campaign to improve this. Urban female to male ratio of the district is 86.55% compared to rural female to male ratio of 87.84%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- BhagalpurDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 49.5% compared to the literacy rate of state 47%. The literacy rate of the district is better than state literacy rate. The rate of literacy is satisfactory. . The female literacy rate is 38.13% compared to male literacy rate of 59.22%. The rural literacy rate is 44.36% compared to urban literacy rate of 70.67%. The rural female literacy rate is 32.14% compared to urban female literacy rate of 62.9%. The rural male literacy rate is 54.83% compared to urban male literacy rate of 77.29%.


Literacy Comparision

- BhagalpurDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 43.84% of the total population. 58.26% of the men are working population . 26.98% of the women are working population. The main working population is 29.77% of the total population. 46.43% of the men are main working population . 10.28% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 14.08% of the total population. 11.83% of the men are marginal working population. 16.7% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 56.16% of the total population. 41.74% of the men are non working population. 73.02% of the women are non working population.

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