Revelganj Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 39 thousand is Revelganj sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Revelganj sub district of Saran district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Revelganj nagar panchayat is 12 km2. Population density of the city is 3128 persons per km2. There are 21 wards in the city, among them Revelganj Ward No 20 is the most populous ward with population of 3361 and Revelganj Ward No 18 is the least populous ward with population of 717.

Nearest railway station is Gautam Sthan which is 1 km far from here. Revelganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 2 km. District head quarter of the city is Chapra which is 11 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 90 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1240 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (51%) are male and about 19 thousand (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Revelganj nagar panchayat is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 6016 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Revelganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,039 34,538 4,349 152 6,953
Male 19,921 17,587 2,252 82 3,587
Female 19,118 16,951 2,097 70 3,366

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 948 in Muslims are 1042.

Religion wise population 2011 - Revelganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 39,039 33,652 5,277 10 2 3 4 2 89
Male 19,921 17,278 2,584 2 1 2 3 0 51
Female 19,118 16,374 2,693 8 1 1 1 2 38

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.5% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 72.7% and child population has increased by 13% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Revelganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 14.4% 15.3% 72.7% 13%
Male 13% 12.9% 12.4% 67.3% 16.5%
Female 16.5% 16% 18.6% 79.5% 9.5%

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 964, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 854. There are 938 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Revelganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 26 48 58 -60
2011 960 964 931 854 938
2001 931 938 883 796 998

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 8679 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Revelganj is 66%. 76% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Revelganj

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 8.0% 17.0%
2011 65.6% 75.7% 55.1%
2001 53.5% 67.7% 38.1%

Workers profile

Revelganj has 24% (9196) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 6% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Revelganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 23.6% 15.7% 7.9% 76.4%
Male 40.5% 28% 12.6% 59.5%
Female 5.9% 2.9% 3% 94.1%