Lakhisarai District, with population of about 10 lakh is Bihar's the 4th least populous district, located in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Lakhisarai district is 1228 km2 and it is the 5th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 815 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Surajgarha is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.9 lakh and Pipariya is the least populous sub district with population of about 51 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 10 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.7 lakh (47%) are female. 84% 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 Lakhisarai district is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 8.6 lakh) live in Lakhisarai District rural part and 14% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Lakhisarai District urban part. Rural population density of Lakhisarai district is 729 and urban population density is 2786 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakhisarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,000,912 839,370 153,209 8,333 188,214
Male 526,345 442,029 80,069 4,247 98,050
Female 474,567 397,341 73,140 4,086 90,164

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Lakhisarai

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Surajgarha 290998 Surajpur 13438 Lakhisarai 99979
Lakhisarai 221195 Salempur 12893 Barahiya 43032
Barahiya 128977 Khutaha 12316
Halsi 115997 Arma 11604
Chanan* 107144 Piparia 11442
Ramgarh Chowk 85105 Ramchandrapur 10500
Pipariya 51496 Losghani 9436
Rampur 9376
Sangrampur 9143
Khawa Rajpur 8788

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 900 in Muslims are 923.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lakhisarai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,000,912 956,396 40,886 487 140 52 78 52 2,821
Male 526,345 503,285 21,259 254 74 29 56 26 1,362
Female 474,567 453,111 19,627 233 66 23 22 26 1,459

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 24.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 23.4% which is -2.6% lower than male population growth rate of 26%. General caste population has increased by 25.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.9% and child population has increased by 11.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakhisarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.8% 25.3% 21% 47.9% 11.2%
Male 26% 26.7% 21.7% 45.5% 13%
Female 23.4% 23.8% 20.3% 50.3% 9.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 913 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 920 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakhisarai

Total General SC ST Child
Change -19 -21 -11 31 -31
2011 902 899 913 962 920
2001 921 920 924 931 951

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ramgarh Chowk 932 Abgil Chak Abdul Fata 1333 Lakhisarai 898
Halsi 929 Itaun English Kita Doem 1280 Barahiya 886
Chanan* 918 Raichiahi 1158
Lakhisarai 910 Kharkuan 1130
Surajgarha 883 Lalpur 1123
Pipariya 882 Milik 1105
Barahiya 879 Chakthani 1087
Aima Mustafapur 1081
Karihara 1080
Nirpur 1076

Literacy

Total about 5.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.1 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakhisarai is 62%. 71% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakhisarai

Total Male Female
Change 14.4% 10.6% 18.6%
2011 62.4% 71.3% 52.6%
2001 48% 60.7% 34%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Barahiya 68 Saer Bigha 89 Barahiya 74
Ramgarh Chowk 64 Jagdishpur 89 Lakhisarai 70
Lakhisarai 63 Basdeopur 86
Surajgarha 63 Ghoghsa 85
Pipariya 61 Lai 85
Halsi 59 Rahatpur 84
Chanan* 55 Bar 84
Itaun English Kita Awal 84
Bahadurpur 84
Itaun English Kita Doem 83

Workers profile

Lakhisarai has 33% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 18% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakhisarai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.6% 20.2% 12.5% 67.4%
Male 45.7% 31% 14.7% 54.3%
Female 18.1% 8.2% 10% 81.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Lakhisarai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Hill Block 75.8 Barahiya 26.5
Budhauli Bankar 61.5 Lakhisarai 24.8
Khutaha 27.3
Jaitpur 23.9
Mahram Chak 23.4
Pali 19.9
Piparia 19
Babhanganwan 14.7
Pathua 12.9
Baskund 12.2