Kaimur (Bhabua) District, with population of about 16.3 lakh is Bihar's the 7th least populous district, located in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Kaimur (Bhabua) district is 3332 km2 and it is the 6th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 488 persons per km2. There are 11 sub districts in the district, among them Bhabua is the most populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh and Adhaura is the least populous sub district with population of about 57 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.3 lakh people, among them about 8.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 7.8 lakh (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaimur (Bhabua) district is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 15.6 lakh) live in Kaimur (Bhabua) District rural part and 4% (about 66 thousand) population live in the Kaimur (Bhabua) District urban part. Rural population density of Kaimur (Bhabua) district is 470 and urban population density is 5267 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,626,384 1,199,315 369,088 57,981 299,281
Male 847,006 624,603 192,686 29,717 154,105
Female 779,378 574,712 176,402 28,264 145,176

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Kaimur (Bhabua)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bhabua 301440 Jahanabad 17076 Bhabua 50179
Mohania 225181 Mohania 13910 Ramgarh 8690
Chainpur 187692 Ikhlaspur 11820 Anwari 6702
Kudra 165145 Chainpur 11306
Durgawati 136962 Ghatawan 9997
Chand 133682 Hata 9257
Ramgarh 132663 Mokri 8398
Nuaon 106530 Mukhrawan 7245
Bhagwanpur 91113 Darwan 7096
Rampur 88876 Barhupar 6461

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 918 in Muslims are 939.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,626,384 1,456,229 155,283 1,407 296 7,707 129 1,534 3,799
Male 847,006 759,188 80,069 732 157 4,019 69 782 1,990
Female 779,378 697,041 75,214 675 139 3,688 60 752 1,809

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 27.5% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 25%. General caste population has increased by 24%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62.6% and child population has increased by 10.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% 24% 28.9% 62.6% 10.9%
Male 25% 23% 27.6% 59.4% 10.8%
Female 27.5% 25.2% 30.4% 66% 11.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 920, in schedule caste is 915 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 942 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 16 19 38 2
2011 920 920 915 951 942
2001 902 904 896 913 940

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kaimur (Bhabua)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chainpur 939 Bhaluhi 2000 Ramgarh 927
Durgawati 935 Narsinghpur 1750 Anwari 905
Ramgarh 929 Kunrwa 1500 Bhabua 881
Rampur 927 Dhekahri 1500
Adhaura 926 Danrwa 1434
Bhagwanpur 923 Basawanpur 1375
Chand 921 Khalopur 1333
Mohania 913 Parsotimpur 1286
Kudra 912 Kewrhi 1286
Bhabua 910 Sareyan 1280

Literacy

Total about 9.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.5 lakh are male and about 3.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaimur (Bhabua) is 69%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Total Male Female
Change 14.2% 9.7% 19.6%
2011 69.3% 79.4% 58.4%
2001 55.1% 69.7% 38.8%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kaimur (Bhabua)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kudra 73 Pandepur 100 Anwari 86
Mohania 73 Rasulpur 100 Bhabua 83
Ramgarh 73 Checharia 100 Ramgarh 80
Durgawati 71 Bhagwanpur 100
Bhabua 71 Tiari 100
Nuaon 71 Lachhanpura 100
Rampur 68 Dhanta 100
Chand 67 Kalyanpur 100
Bhagwanpur 65 Kamalpur 100
Chainpur 63 Barahiya 99

Workers profile

Kaimur (Bhabua) has 31% (about 5.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 17% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kaimur (Bhabua)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.4% 17.5% 13.9% 68.6%
Male 44.4% 27.8% 16.6% 55.6%
Female 17.3% 6.3% 11% 82.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kaimur (Bhabua)

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Majhganwan 97.8 Bhabua 7.1
Makrikhoh 59.8 Ramgarh 4.1
Barwan Kalan 30.9 Anwari 1.3
Bhurkura 25.2
Londa 25.1
Kadhar Kalan 24.2
Chuan 23.1
Salea 19.7
Jamuninar 18.8
Bhaluburan 18.4