Khagaul Nagar Parishad, with population of about 44 thousand is Dinapur-Cum-Khagaul sub district's the least populous nagar parishad located in Dinapur-Cum-Khagaul sub district of Patna district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Khagaul nagar parishad is 4 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 12121 persons per km2. There are 27 wards in the city, among them Khagaul Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 2460 and Khagaul Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 799.

Nearest railway station is Danapur which is 8 km far from here. Danapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 8 km. District head quarter of the city is Patna which is 10 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 10 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1040 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (53%) are male and about 21 thousand (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khagaul nagar parishad is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 7951 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khagaul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,364 36,486 7,486 392 5,198
Male 23,492 19,324 3,967 201 2,821
Female 20,872 17,162 3,519 191 2,377

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 887 in Muslims are 902.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khagaul

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 44,364 39,452 4,569 199 29 14 10 3 88
Male 23,492 20,904 2,402 106 17 8 5 2 48
Female 20,872 18,548 2,167 93 12 6 5 1 40

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -7.5% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -8.8%. General caste population has decreased by -11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.5% and child population has decreased by -21.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khagaul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.2% -11.3% 9.1% 26.5% -21.3%
Male -8.8% -11.7% 7.8% 16.9% -21.5%
Female -7.5% -10.8% 10.6% 38.4% -21.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 888, in schedule caste is 887 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 843 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khagaul

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 9 23 148 5
2011 888 888 887 950 843
2001 876 879 864 802 838

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khagaul is 87%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khagaul

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.3% 7.3%
2011 86.8% 91.8% 81.2%
2001 82.2% 89.5% 73.9%

Workers profile

Khagaul has 27% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 9% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khagaul

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.3% 22% 5.3% 72.7%
Male 43.8% 36.8% 7% 56.2%
Female 8.7% 5.3% 3.5% 91.3%