Samastipur Nagar Parishad And Out Growth, with population of about 68 thousand is Samastipur sub district's only nagar parishad and out growth located in Samastipur sub district of Samastipur district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Samastipur nagar parishad and out growth is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 19688 persons per km2. There are 28 wards in the city, among them Samastipur Rly. Colony (og) Ward No 30 (rural Mdds Code:236605) is the most populous ward with population of 4990 and Samastipur Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1236.

Nearest railway station is Samastipur which is within the city. Samastipur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Samastipur. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 105 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 934 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 68 thousand people, among them about 36 thousand (53%) are male and about 32 thousand (47%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Samastipur nagar parishad and out growth is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Samastipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67,925 57,551 9,947 427 8,683
Male 35,718 30,304 5,207 207 4,591
Female 32,207 27,247 4,740 220 4,092

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 894 in Muslims are 928.

Religion wise population 2011 - Samastipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 67,925 54,914 12,310 310 202 23 67 15 84
Male 35,718 28,995 6,386 137 106 12 34 7 41
Female 32,207 25,919 5,924 173 96 11 33 8 43

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 24.9% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 125.9% and child population has increased by 6.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Samastipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.2% 20.4% 30.9% 125.9% 6.8%
Male 19.9% 18.4% 26.7% 105% 9.2%
Female 24.9% 22.7% 35.8% 150% 4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 1063. There are 891 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 43 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Samastipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 31 60 192 -43
2011 902 899 910 1063 891
2001 866 868 850 871 934

Literacy

Total about 51 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 28 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Samastipur is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Samastipur

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% -0.1% 5.2%
2011 85.7% 89.5% 81.4%
2001 83.4% 89.6% 76.2%

Workers profile

Samastipur has 27% (about 18 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 7% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Samastipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26.6% 24.5% 2.1% 73.4%
Male 43.9% 40.8% 3.1% 56.1%
Female 7.3% 6.5% 0.8% 92.7%