Darbhanga Community Development Block, with population of about 5.8 lakh is Darbhanga district's the most populous sub district, located in Darbhanga district of the state Bihar in India. There are 106 villages in the sub district, among them Siso is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Chak Karima is the least populous village with population of 21. Basdeopur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Chak Mohiuddin is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Darbhanga Municipal Corporation; and Padri Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.8 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 53% (about 3 lakh) live in Darbhanga Sub District urban part and 47% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Darbhanga Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Darbhanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 577,036 501,358 75,269 409 94,413
Male 304,059 264,141 39,723 195 49,260
Female 272,977 237,217 35,546 214 45,153

Most populated Villages and Cities in Darbhanga

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Siso 13665 Darbhanga 296039
Basdeopur 12141 Padri 7566
Leama 10443
Adalpur 9496
Bhalpatti 8255
Naina Ghat 8086
Muria 7459
Chhoataipatti 7244
Bijuli 7244
Diwari 6029

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 889 in Muslims are 923.

Religion wise population 2011 - Darbhanga

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 577,036 424,765 149,742 799 374 29 54 30 1,243
Male 304,059 224,891 77,887 401 185 13 34 15 633
Female 272,977 199,874 71,855 398 189 16 20 15 610

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.8% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 16.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.1% and child population has increased by 6.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Darbhanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 16.3% 15.4% 46.1% 6.2%
Male 15.7% 15.7% 16% 15.4% 5.2%
Female 16.8% 17.1% 14.7% 92.8% 7.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 898, in schedule caste is 895 and in schedule tribe is 1097. There are 917 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Darbhanga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 11 -10 440 18
2011 898 898 895 1097 917
2001 889 887 905 657 899

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Darbhanga

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rampur Kasim 1385 Darbhanga 902
Dumri 1273 Padri 877
Banauli 1217
Ramsala 1063
Dih Berai 1012
Thakurania 984
Chikni 977
Bela Dullah 975
Az Rakbe Purkhotimpur 970
Majlis Pokhar 962

Literacy

Total about 3.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga is 68%. 76% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Darbhanga

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.0% 11.1%
2011 68.3% 75.8% 59.9%
2001 59.9% 69.8% 48.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Darbhanga

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rampur Kasim 97 Darbhanga 79
Chak Mohiuddin 94 Padri 78
Makhnahi 81
Belwa 78
Madhpur 77
Balia 74
Gairpur 73
Kheraj Bela 72
Mathurapur 72
Kabir Chak 71

Workers profile

Darbhanga has 29% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 10% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Darbhanga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.8% 20.3% 8.5% 71.2%
Male 45.4% 33.7% 11.7% 54.6%
Female 10.3% 5.3% 5% 89.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Darbhanga

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Basdeopur 14.2 Darbhanga 19.2
Bhalpatti 8.1 Padri 1.3
Leama 6.5
Siso 5.5
Manihas Kansi 5.3
Dularpur 5
Adalpur 4.7
Dhoi 4.5
Ketuka 4.2
Chhoataipatti 4