Khagaria District, with population of about 16.7 lakh is Bihar's the 8th least populous district, located in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Khagaria district is 1486 km2 and it is the 7th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1122 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Khagaria is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.8 lakh and Mansi is the least populous sub district with population of about 89 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.7 lakh people, among them about 8.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.8 lakh (47%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khagaria district is 20%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 15.8 lakh) live in Khagaria District rural part and 5% (about 87 thousand) population live in the Khagaria District urban part. Rural population density of Khagaria district is 1072 and urban population density is 6995 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khagaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,666,886 1,419,050 247,161 675 340,880
Male 883,786 753,243 130,191 352 177,007
Female 783,100 665,807 116,970 323 163,873

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Khagaria

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Khagaria 381358 Borne 34026 Khagaria 49406
Gogri 316770 Jamalpur 30972 Gogri Jamalpur 37753
Alauli 282127 Marar 28508
Parbatta 244066 Thatha 25025
Beldaur 200223 Rahimpur 24774
Chautham 153831 Bhadas 21643
Mansi 88511 Beldaur 20703
Saurh 19771
CheraKhera 19001
Sonhauli 17957

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 884 in Muslims are 900.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khagaria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,666,886 1,486,989 175,588 1,253 143 79 86 115 2,633
Male 883,786 789,124 92,402 659 81 42 44 67 1,367
Female 783,100 697,865 83,186 594 62 37 42 48 1,266

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 30.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 30.3% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 30.1%. General caste population has increased by 29.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 103.3% and child population has increased by 22.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khagaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.2% 29.6% 33.5% 103.3% 22.3%
Male 30.1% 29.6% 33.1% 93.4% 22.7%
Female 30.3% 29.6% 34% 115.3% 21.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 884, in schedule caste is 898 and in schedule tribe is 918. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khagaria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 0 6 94 -6
2011 886 884 898 918 926
2001 885 884 892 824 932

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Khagaria

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Alauli 907 Darhi 1220 Gogri Jamalpur 896
Beldaur 903 Simraha 1046 Khagaria 858
Chautham 884 Muzafferpur Sham 1024
Khagaria 881 Imadpur 1024
Gogri 877 Rupauli 1000
Parbatta 875 Adabari 987
Mansi 870 Ammadih 973
Sano Khar 973
Giddha 952
Kumhraili 947

Literacy

Total about 7.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.6 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khagaria is 58%. 65% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khagaria

Total Male Female
Change 16.6% 13.4% 20.3%
2011 57.9% 65.2% 49.6%
2001 41.3% 51.8% 29.3%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Khagaria

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Parbatta 65 Chandua 100 Khagaria 83
Gogri 64 Taur 86 Gogri Jamalpur 68
Mansi 61 Kabaila 80
Khagaria 59 Itahri 78
Chautham 56 Siadatpur Aguani 78
Beldaur 51 Mustafapur 78
Alauli 47 Mahesh Khunt 77
Madhopur (Gangbarar) 76
Bhatkhar 76
Sansarpur 76

Workers profile

Khagaria has 34% (about 5.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 21% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khagaria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.6% 18.4% 15.3% 66.4%
Male 45.1% 28.5% 16.5% 54.9%
Female 20.8% 6.9% 13.9% 79.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Khagaria

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Rahimpur 51 Gogri Jamalpur 9.5
Borne 33.3 Khagaria 3
Saurh 25.6
Dighaun 22.4
Bhadas 21.2
Dahwa Khairi Khutaha 20.7
Ananpur Maran 20.1
Marar 19.8
Thatha 17.5
CheraKhera 17.2