Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 3.5 lakh is Musahri sub district's only municipal corporation located in Musahri sub district of Muzaffarpur district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Muzaffarpur municipal corporation is 26 km2. Population density of the city is 13411 persons per km2. There are 49 wards in the city, among them Muzaffarpur Ward No 49 is the most populous ward with population of about 10 thousand and Muzaffarpur Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 5252.

Nearest railway station is Muzaffarpur which is 1 km far from here. Mushahri is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 6 km. District head quarter of the city is Muzaffarpur. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 80 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1187 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.5 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Muzaffarpur municipal corporation is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 66 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Muzaffarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 354,462 325,808 27,600 1,054 44,280
Male 187,564 172,471 14,533 560 23,275
Female 166,898 153,337 13,067 494 21,005

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 880 in Muslims are 920.

Religion wise population 2011 - Muzaffarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 354,462 275,233 74,680 1,352 485 25 139 40 2,508
Male 187,564 146,397 38,893 654 248 16 74 22 1,260
Female 166,898 128,836 35,787 698 237 9 65 18 1,248

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 17.9% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 101.9% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Muzaffarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16% 16.6% 7.8% 101.9% 2.9%
Male 14.4% 15% 6% 93.8% 2.4%
Female 17.9% 18.5% 9.8% 112% 3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 899 and in schedule tribe is 882. There are 902 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Muzaffarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 26 31 76 8
2011 890 889 899 882 902
2001 863 863 868 806 894

Literacy

Total about 2.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Muzaffarpur is 83%. 86% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Muzaffarpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 1.1% 5.1%
2011 83.1% 86.4% 79.3%
2001 80.2% 85.3% 74.2%

Workers profile

Muzaffarpur has 30% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 11% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Muzaffarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.1% 24.6% 5.5% 69.9%
Male 46.7% 39.7% 7.1% 53.3%
Female 11.3% 7.7% 3.7% 88.7%