Bahadurganj Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 37 thousand is Bahadurganj sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Bahadurganj sub district of Kishanganj district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Bahadurganj nagar panchayat is 29 km2. Population density of the city is 1268 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Bahadurganj Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 3694 and Bahadurganj Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 902.

Nearest railway station is Kishanganj which is 27 km far from here. Bahadurganj is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kishanganj which is 27 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 384 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2126 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 37 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (51%) are male and about 18 thousand (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bahadurganj nagar panchayat is 19%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7483 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bahadurganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36,993 32,844 3,601 548 7,019
Male 18,876 16,775 1,821 280 3,492
Female 18,117 16,069 1,780 268 3,527

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 32% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 969 in Hindus are 941.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bahadurganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 36,993 11,830 24,957 53 0 2 41 0 110
Male 18,876 6,096 12,674 29 0 1 21 0 55
Female 18,117 5,734 12,283 24 0 1 20 0 55

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 31.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 37% which is 10.3% higher than male population growth rate of 26.7%. General caste population has increased by 31.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.9% and child population has increased by 17.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bahadurganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.6% 31.5% 32.5% 29.9% 17.8%
Male 26.7% 26.4% 28.7% 34% 13.9%
Female 37% 37.3% 36.7% 25.8% 22%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 1010 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bahadurganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 73 76 57 -62 67
2011 960 958 977 957 1010
2001 887 882 920 1019 943

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8028 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bahadurganj is 62%. 68% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bahadurganj

Total Male Female
Change 19.5% 13.6% 26.8%
2011 61.9% 68.4% 55%
2001 42.4% 54.8% 28.2%

Workers profile

Bahadurganj has 34% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 18% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bahadurganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 28.3% 6% 65.7%
Male 49.9% 44.8% 5.1% 50.1%
Female 18.1% 11.2% 7% 81.9%