Kataiya Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 20 thousand is Katiya sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Katiya sub district of Gopalganj district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Kataiya nagar panchayat is 12 km2. Population density of the city is 1674 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Kataiya Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 2174 and Kataiya Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 1100.

Nearest railway station is Fulwaria which is 23 km far from here. Kataiya is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Gopalganj which is 60 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 200 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1020 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (51%) are male and 9983 (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kataiya nagar panchayat is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3211 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kataiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,193 17,404 2,733 56 3,376
Male 10,210 8,794 1,396 20 1,716
Female 9,983 8,610 1,337 36 1,660

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 995.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kataiya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,193 18,454 1,706 6 3 0 1 0 23
Male 10,210 9,338 855 1 3 0 1 0 12
Female 9,983 9,116 851 5 0 0 0 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 15.9% which is 6.1% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50% and child population has decreased by -1.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kataiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 15.6% -0.5% -50% -1.3%
Male 9.8% 12.2% -0.6% -65.5% -3.1%
Female 15.9% 19.3% -0.4% -33.3% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 958 and in schedule tribe is 1800. There are 967 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kataiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 58 1 869 35
2011 978 979 958 1800 967
2001 926 921 957 931 932

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6727 are male and 4910 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kataiya is 69%. 79% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kataiya

Total Male Female
Change 18.2% 14.7% 22.6%
2011 69.2% 79.2% 59%
2001 51% 64.5% 36.4%

Workers profile

Kataiya has 27% (5524) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 9% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kataiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.4% 17% 10.3% 72.6%
Male 45.1% 29.8% 15.2% 54.9%
Female 9.2% 3.9% 5.3% 90.8%