Manjha Community Development Block, with population of about 2 lakh is Gopalganj district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in Gopalganj district of the state Bihar in India. There are 104 villages in the sub district, among them Manjha is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Chanwar Amaithii is the least populous village with population of 13. Manjha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Dewapur Mathia is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 97 thousand (49%) are male and about 1 lakh (51%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Manjha community development block is 19%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Manjha community development block live in the Manjha Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Manjha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 199,452 169,849 26,506 3,097 37,117
Male 97,285 82,819 12,953 1,513 18,909
Female 102,167 87,030 13,553 1,584 18,208

Most populated Villages in Manjha

Villages
Name Population
Manjha 16734
Bhainsahi 9823
Koini 8494
Madhu Sarea 6556
Dharam Parsa 5107
Bathua 4752
Partappur 4666
Bangra 4337
Danapur 3548
Phulwaria 3338

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1039 in Muslims are 1082.

Religion wise population 2011 - Manjha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 199,452 145,805 53,151 232 9 13 12 1 229
Male 97,285 71,507 25,527 110 5 8 6 1 121
Female 102,167 74,298 27,624 122 4 5 6 0 108

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.4% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of 12.3%. General caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1124.1% and child population has increased by 4.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Manjha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.8% 13.6% 17.9% 1124.1% 4.6%
Male 12.3% 10.2% 13.8% 1193.2% 5.2%
Female 19.4% 17.1% 22% 1064.7% 3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1050 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1051, in schedule caste is 1046 and in schedule tribe is 1047. There are 963 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Manjha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 62 62 70 -115 -12
2011 1050 1051 1046 1047 963
2001 988 989 976 1162 975

Villages with highest sex ratio in Manjha

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chanwar Amaithii 1600
Imilia 1347
Dhausi Tola 1257
Harpur Gosain 1246
Bargachhia 1245
Bhatwalia 1235
Lohkhara 1226
Arazi Dharam Parsa 1223
Gobindapur 1216
Shahpur 1212

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 58 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Manjha is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Manjha

Total Male Female
Change 17.4% 13.6% 22.2%
2011 64% 74.4% 54.3%
2001 46.6% 60.8% 32.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Manjha

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Korar 94
Math Deuria 92
Dhama Pakar 81
Tanrwa 81
Lerwariya Tola 80
Mir Alipur 79
Pipra 79
Keshapur 78
Sipah Khas 77
Kamanpura 76

Workers profile

Manjha has 28% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 14% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Manjha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.7% 14.5% 13.1% 72.3%
Male 41.6% 24.4% 17.2% 58.4%
Female 14.4% 5.1% 9.2% 85.6%

Biggest Villages in Manjha

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Manjha 9.7
Bhainsahi 8.7
Gausia 5.1
Namuiyan 4.3
Mangraha 3.5
Bangra 3.4
Sirampur Kolhua Pakar 3.4
Madhu Sarea 3
Bathua 2.7
Dharam Parsa 2.6