Hathua Census Town, with population of 7156 is Hathua sub district's only census town located in Hathua sub district of Gopalganj district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Hathua census town is 1 km2. Population density of the census town is 6751 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Hathua Ward No 01 and the population of Hathua Ward No 01 is 7156.

Nearest railway station is Hathua(mirganj) which is 5 km far from here. Hathua is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Gopalganj which is 20 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the census town and is 180 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 860 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7156 people, among them 3653 (51%) are male and 3503 (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 Hathua census town is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 986 households in the census town and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hathua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,156 6,340 737 79 1,238
Male 3,653 3,246 367 40 619
Female 3,503 3,094 370 39 619

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 56% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 44% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 935 in Muslims are 994.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hathua

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,156 4,005 3,119 6 2 0 1 0 23
Male 3,653 2,070 1,564 3 0 0 0 0 16
Female 3,503 1,935 1,555 3 2 0 1 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 38.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5164. Female population growth rate of the census town is 31.9% which is -13.8% lower than male population growth rate of 45.7%. General caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.5% and child population has increased by 15.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hathua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38.6% 38% 29.5% 0% 15.1%
Male 45.7% 45.7% 31.1% 0% 17%
Female 31.9% 30.7% 28% 0% 13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 1000 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 100 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hathua

Total General SC ST Child
Change -100 -109 -24 975 -34
2011 959 953 1008 975 1000
2001 1059 1062 1032 0 1034

Literacy

Total 4408 people in the census town are literate, among them 2467 are male and 1941 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hathua is 74%. 81% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hathua

Total Male Female
Change 18.8% 13.8% 22.7%
2011 74.5% 81.3% 67.3%
2001 55.7% 67.5% 44.6%

Workers profile

Hathua has 31% (2227) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 14% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 35% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hathua

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.1% 7.4% 23.8% 68.9%
Male 47.4% 12% 35.5% 52.6%
Female 14.1% 2.5% 11.6% 85.9%