Sheikhpura District

Sheikhpura is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. It is one of the 6 districts of Munger division. The head quarter of the district is Sheikhpura . It has 6 blocks. The total population of the district is 525,502 and the area is 689 sqkm. Paddy, Wheat and Lentils are the main agricultural crops. Stone Crushing is the main industry. Ganga, Mohane, Harohar and Kiul are the main river. The literacy rate is 48.6% . The female literacy rate is 33.92% . The male literacy rate is 61.94% .
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- Sheikhpura District Block List

- Sheikhpura District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Sheikhpura is 78,958. Out of which rural household is 66,759 and the urban household is 12,199.
Female to male ratio of Sheikhpura is 91.79%. 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 88.35% compared to rural female to male ratio of 92.44%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- SheikhpuraDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 48.6% 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 33.92% compared to male literacy rate of 61.94%. The rural literacy rate is 46.01% compared to urban literacy rate of 62.35%. The rural female literacy rate is 30.88% compared to urban female literacy rate of 50.48%. The rural male literacy rate is 59.87% compared to urban male literacy rate of 72.68%.


Literacy Comparision

- SheikhpuraDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 46.76% of the total population. 60.4% of the men are working population . 31.75% of the women are working population. The main working population is 36.44% of the total population. 53.08% of the men are main working population . 18.13% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 10.32% of the total population. 7.32% of the men are marginal working population. 13.62% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 53.24% of the total population. 39.6% of the men are non working population. 68.25% of the women are non working population.

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