Raghunathpur Community Development Block, with population of about 1.6 lakh is Siwan district's the 9th least populous sub district, located in Siwan district of the state Bihar in India. There are 99 villages in the sub district, among them Raghunathpur is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Mirzapur is the least populous village with population of 19. Adamanpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Elahi Chak is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 78 thousand (49%) are male and about 80 thousand (51%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raghunathpur community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raghunathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 157,694 127,080 23,162 7,452 25,230
Male 78,000 62,781 11,511 3,708 12,995
Female 79,694 64,299 11,651 3,744 12,235

Most populated Villages in Raghunathpur

Villages
Name Population
Raghunathpur 10458
Gabhirar 6500
Nikhti Kalan 5252
Panjwar 5104
Harnathpur 4536
Santhi 4310
Khujwa 4308
Amwari 4294
Adamanpur 4294
Kausar 4034

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1021 in Muslims are 1017.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raghunathpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 157,694 141,645 14,965 134 11 21 28 9 881
Male 78,000 70,103 7,421 66 6 12 9 2 381
Female 79,694 71,542 7,544 68 5 9 19 7 500

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.3% which is -6.1% lower than male population growth rate of 20.4%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1593.6% and child population has decreased by -8.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.2% 10.9% 19% 1593.6% -8.5%
Male 20.4% 14.1% 20.6% 1505.2% -9.5%
Female 14.3% 7.9% 17.6% 1691.4% -7.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1024, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 1010. There are 942 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 decreased by 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -54 -59 -26 105 22
2011 1022 1024 1012 1010 942
2001 1076 1083 1038 905 920

Villages with highest sex ratio in Raghunathpur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Mirzapur 1714
Miran Chak 1474
Chak Makhdum Alam 1409
Bishunpura 1338
Lohbara 1333
Kusahra 1328
Haibatpur 1290
Tallahar 1284
Marwatia 1281
Harpalpur 1274

Literacy

Total about 90 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 51 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raghunathpur is 68%. 79% of male and 58% 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 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathpur

Total Male Female
Change 17.3% 12.8% 20.5%
2011 68.2% 78.7% 58%
2001 50.9% 65.9% 37.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Raghunathpur

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Parasram Dumri 96
Moti Chak 85
Amhara 82
Saidpur 81
Marwatia 79
Surajbalia 78
Sadhpur 77
Kajrasan 77
Lagusa 77
Pipra 77

Workers profile

Raghunathpur has 27% (about 43 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 12% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raghunathpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.3% 10.4% 16.9% 72.7%
Male 42.5% 17.6% 25% 57.5%
Female 12.4% 3.4% 9% 87.6%

Biggest Villages in Raghunathpur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Adamanpur 12.1
Gabhirar 7
Phulwaria 5.4
Kausar 5.1
Harnathpur 4.2
Kanrsar 4.1
Panjwar 3.8
Dighwaliya 3.8
Santhi 3.8
Amwari 3.6