Musahri Community Development Block, with population of about 6.8 lakh is Muzaffarpur district's the most populous sub district, located in Muzaffarpur district of the state Bihar in India. There are 111 villages in the sub district, among them Bhagwanpur is the most populous village with population of about 18 thousand and Mirdahi is the least populous village with population of 24. Jhapaha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Mirdahi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 5 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation; Shekhpura, Majhauli Khetal, Dumari urf Damodarpur Shahjahan and Yehiapur Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.8 lakh people, among them about 3.6 lakh (53%) are male and about 3.2 lakh (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Musahri community development block is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 56% (about 3.8 lakh) live in Musahri Sub District urban part and 44% (about 3 lakh) population live in the Musahri Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Musahri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 683,073 587,622 94,140 1,311 100,777
Male 360,766 310,672 49,402 692 52,982
Female 322,307 276,950 44,738 619 47,795

Most populated Villages and Cities in Musahri

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 887 in Muslims are 919.

Religion wise population 2011 - Musahri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 683,073 562,659 114,102 1,811 534 46 153 41 3,727
Male 360,766 298,153 59,448 882 275 26 79 22 1,881
Female 322,307 264,506 54,654 929 259 20 74 19 1,846

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.7% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 23.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 84.6% and child population has increased by 13.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Musahri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 23.2% 20.6% 84.6% 13.5%
Male 21.3% 21.5% 19.3% 76.5% 13.4%
Female 24.7% 25% 22% 94.7% 13.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 906 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 902 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Musahri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 25 20 84 3
2011 893 891 906 895 902
2001 869 866 886 811 899

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Musahri

Literacy

Total about 4.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Musahri is 76%. 80% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Musahri

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.6% 11.4%
2011 76.1% 80.5% 71.3%
2001 68% 74.9% 59.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Musahri

Workers profile

Musahri has 31% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 13% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Musahri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.6% 23.1% 7.5% 69.4%
Male 46.5% 36.9% 9.6% 53.5%
Female 12.8% 7.7% 5.1% 87.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Musahri