Aurangabad District, with population of about 25.4 lakh is Bihar's the 17th least populous district, located in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Aurangabad district is 3305 km2 and it is the 7th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 769 persons per km2. There are 11 sub districts in the district, among them Rafiganj is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.1 lakh and Haspura is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 25.4 lakh people, among them about 13.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 12.2 lakh (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aurangabad district is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 3.9 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 23 lakh) live in Aurangabad District rural part and 9% (about 2.4 lakh) population live in the Aurangabad District urban part. Rural population density of Aurangabad district is 710 and urban population density is 3891 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,540,073 1,926,976 612,064 1,033 455,394
Male 1,318,684 1,002,023 316,161 500 234,256
Female 1,221,389 924,953 295,903 533 221,138

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Aurangabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Rafiganj 312367 Umga 23280 Aurangabad 102244
Nabinagar 305236 Deo 17162 Daudnagar 52364
Aurangabad 283193 Ketaki 16559 Rafiganj 35536
Goh 234400 Goh 13406 Nabinagar 23984
Kutumba 226599 Eraura 10909 Obra 14786
Obra 226007 Amjhar 10766 Hanspura 7940
Madanpur 211329 Madanpur 10239
Daudnagar 206854 Shamshernagar 10229
Barun 200052 Tarar 10189
Deo 173216 Jamhaur 9642

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 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 924 in Muslims are 949.

Religion wise population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,540,073 2,291,133 237,353 2,218 295 334 775 19 7,946
Male 1,318,684 1,190,825 121,784 1,132 156 170 373 11 4,233
Female 1,221,389 1,100,308 115,569 1,086 139 164 402 8 3,713

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 25.6% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 26.7%. General caste population has increased by 25.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -37% and child population has increased by 14.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% 25.2% 29.5% -37% 14.2%
Male 26.7% 26% 29.2% -42.2% 14.2%
Female 25.6% 24.4% 29.8% -31.2% 14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 1066. There are 944 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -12 4 170 1
2011 926 923 936 1066 944
2001 934 935 932 896 943

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Deo 940 Karman Bechen 1613 Nabinagar 941
Kutumba 939 Narayan Khap 1351 Aurangabad 910
Madanpur 932 Maigara 1342 Rafiganj 905
Haspura 929 Kundifar 1333 Daudnagar 905
Barun 926 Majhar 1302 Hanspura 902
Nabinagar 926 Chhotki Parhi 1286 Obra 885
Daudnagar 925 Arjun Bigha 1250
Obra 923 Darmi Khurd 1243
Goh 922 Bandra 1225
Rafiganj 920 Qismat Karma 1209

Literacy

Total about 14.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 8.7 lakh are male and about 6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aurangabad is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Male Female
Change 13.3% 9.0% 17.8%
2011 70.3% 80.1% 59.7%
2001 57% 71.1% 41.9%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Aurangabad 77 Baijalpur 100 Aurangabad 86
Obra 72 Koni 98 Hanspura 84
Haspura 71 Kaithi 97 Rafiganj 80
Barun 71 Tendua 96 Obra 78
Kutumba 70 Mirzapur 96 Nabinagar 71
Daudnagar 70 Kadokhari 96 Daudnagar 68
Nabinagar 70 Bishunpura 96
Deo 69 Muraria 96
Rafiganj 68 Ehiapur 95
Madanpur 67 Khaira Bandh 94

Workers profile

Aurangabad has 33% (about 8.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 20% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aurangabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33% 18.9% 14.1% 67%
Male 45.4% 29% 16.4% 54.6%
Female 19.5% 8% 11.5% 80.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Aurangabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Umga 53.6 Aurangabad 21.3
Sahiari 53.3 Nabinagar 17.4
Eraura 30.7 Daudnagar 14
Shamshernagar 17.5 Rafiganj 4.6
Ketaki 15.7 Obra 2
Dulare 14.7 Hanspura 1.6
Naur 12.7
Gothauli 12.6
Dugul 11.5
Dihra 10.9