Barauli Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 42 thousand is Barauli sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Barauli sub district of Gopalganj district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Barauli nagar panchayat is 22 km2. Population density of the city is 1886 persons per km2. There are 21 wards in the city, among them Barauli Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 3521 and Barauli Ward No 20 is the least populous ward with population of 1152.

Nearest railway station is Ratan Sarai which is 1 km far from here. Barauli is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Gopalganj which is 22 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 153 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1153 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (50%) are male and about 21 thousand (50%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barauli nagar panchayat is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6482 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,877 37,634 3,622 621 7,095
Male 20,806 18,645 1,844 317 3,590
Female 21,071 18,989 1,778 304 3,505

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% 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 992 in Muslims are 1097.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barauli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 41,877 33,116 8,685 50 6 1 2 0 17
Male 20,806 16,628 4,141 25 3 1 1 0 7
Female 21,071 16,488 4,544 25 3 0 1 0 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 35 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.1% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 21.6%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3350% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.8% 20.4% 6.9% 3350% -0.8%
Male 21.6% 21.2% 7.5% 2781.8% -2.4%
Female 20.1% 19.7% 6.3% 4242.9% 1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1018, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 959. There are 976 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barauli

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -14 -11 323 33
2011 1013 1018 964 959 976
2001 1026 1032 975 636 943

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barauli is 68%. 78% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barauli

Total Male Female
Change 17.3% 12.0% 22.1%
2011 67.8% 77.9% 57.9%
2001 50.5% 65.9% 35.8%

Workers profile

Barauli has 24% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 8% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barauli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24% 17.4% 6.7% 76%
Male 40.6% 30.4% 10.3% 59.4%
Female 7.7% 4.5% 3.2% 92.3%