Bagaha Nagar Parishad, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Bagaha sub district's only nagar parishad located in Bagaha sub district of Pashchim Champaran district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Bagaha nagar parishad is 47 km2. Population density of the city is 2405 persons per km2. There are 35 wards in the city, among them Bagaha Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 6566 and Bagaha Ward No 30 is the least populous ward with population of 1307.

Nearest railway station is Bagaha which is within the city. Bagaha is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bettiah which is 65 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 275 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1964 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 60 thousand (53%) are male and about 53 thousand (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagaha nagar parishad is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 112,634 102,487 8,593 1,554 20,061
Male 59,614 54,197 4,565 852 10,289
Female 53,020 48,290 4,028 702 9,772

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 886 in Muslims are 906.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bagaha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 112,634 91,579 20,746 130 27 3 5 1 143
Male 59,614 48,570 10,884 69 14 2 3 0 72
Female 53,020 43,009 9,862 61 13 1 2 1 71

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 23.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 91 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 23.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.8%. General caste population has increased by 22.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 673.1% and child population has increased by 12.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.1% 22.4% 14.1% 673.1% 12.3%
Male 22.8% 22.2% 12.4% 560.5% 11.7%
Female 23.5% 22.6% 16.1% 875% 13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 882 and in schedule tribe is 824. There are 950 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagaha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 2 28 266 12
2011 889 891 882 824 950
2001 885 889 854 558 938

Literacy

Total about 55 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 34 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagaha is 60%. 68% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagaha

Total Male Female
Change 12.8% 10.6% 15.6%
2011 59.8% 68.3% 50.3%
2001 47% 57.7% 34.7%

Workers profile

Bagaha has 29% (about 33 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagaha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.4% 19.8% 9.6% 70.6%
Male 46.8% 33.2% 13.6% 53.2%
Female 9.8% 4.7% 5% 90.2%