Begusarai Community Development Block, with population of about 5.4 lakh is Begusarai district's the most populous sub district, located in Begusarai district of the state Bihar in India. There are 56 villages in the sub district, among them Dhobauli is the most populous village with population of about 18 thousand and Narhi Chak is the least populous village with population of 89. Kusmaut is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Khatupur is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.4 lakh people, among them about 2.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.5 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 Begusarai community development block is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 52% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Begusarai Sub District rural part and 48% (about 2.6 lakh) population live in the Begusarai Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Begusarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 540,009 462,056 77,384 569 93,830
Male 286,621 245,097 41,229 295 49,361
Female 253,388 216,959 36,155 274 44,469

Most populated Villages and Cities in Begusarai

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dhobauli 17904 Begusarai 252008
Lakho 14570 Laruara 9376
Bandwar 12943
Bahdarpur 11602
Chandpura 10915
Suja 10532
Kaith 9760
Kusmaut 9524
Sanwak 8636
Bharra 7679

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 879 in Muslims are 916.

Religion wise population 2011 - Begusarai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 540,009 469,529 68,662 465 173 47 61 19 1,053
Male 286,621 249,824 35,830 243 84 30 33 10 567
Female 253,388 219,705 32,832 222 89 17 28 9 486

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.1% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 28.9%. General caste population has increased by 28.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.8% and child population has increased by 16.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Begusarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29% 28.5% 32.1% 20.8% 16.2%
Male 28.9% 28.4% 32.5% 18.5% 18.1%
Female 29.1% 28.6% 31.6% 23.4% 14.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 885, in schedule caste is 877 and in schedule tribe is 929. There are 901 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Begusarai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 2 -5 37 -31
2011 884 885 877 929 901
2001 883 883 882 892 932

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Begusarai

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chak Began 1008 Laruara 955
Kari Chak 951 Begusarai 885
Fatehpur 944
Rajadumri 940
Ratauli 934
Sanwak 923
Bagwara 922
Nimanmadanpur Bir 919
Kusmaut 918
Sherpur 908

Literacy

Total about 3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.8 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Begusarai is 67%. 74% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Begusarai

Total Male Female
Change 13.9% 10.9% 17.6%
2011 67.2% 73.8% 59.8%
2001 53.3% 62.9% 42.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Begusarai

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nimanmadanpur Bir 93 Begusarai 76
Lodipur 88 Laruara 64
Mahadpur 84
Narhi Chak 84
Bharwar 78
Iniar 78
Masti Fatehpur 77
Basdeopur 75
Ekhtiarpur 75
Sikandarpur 71

Workers profile

Begusarai has 31% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 14% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Begusarai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.6% 20.2% 10.4% 69.4%
Male 45.3% 32.1% 13.1% 54.7%
Female 14% 6.7% 7.2% 86%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Begusarai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kusmaut 24.2 Begusarai 47.5
Kaith 20.3 Laruara 1
Bandwar 8.4
Khamhar 8
Bharra 6.8
Mohanpur 5.7
Suja 5.5
Raichiahi Akaspur 4.9
Chandpura 4.4
Shahpur 4.3