Bihar Community Development Block, with population of about 4.9 lakh is Nalanda district's the most populous sub district, located in Nalanda district of the state Bihar in India. There are 72 villages in the sub district, among them Hargawan is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Debi Sarai is the least populous village with population of 249. Tetranwan is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Takia Kalan is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Biharsharif Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.9 lakh people, among them about 2.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bihar community development block is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 82 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 60% (about 3 lakh) live in Bihar Sub District urban part and 40% (about 2 lakh) population live in the Bihar Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 494,489 421,285 73,055 149 82,011
Male 257,669 219,691 37,908 70 42,413
Female 236,820 201,594 35,147 79 39,598

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bihar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Hargawan 13592 Biharsharif 297268
Maghra 11189
Meghi Nongawan 9937
Tetranwan 9630
Dumrawan 6453
Tungi 5905
Pachauri 5902
Pawa 5830
Tiuri 4987
Baibani 4352

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 912 in Muslims are 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bihar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 494,489 387,683 104,734 609 50 39 55 14 1,305
Male 257,669 202,783 53,839 312 26 22 26 10 651
Female 236,820 184,900 50,895 297 24 17 29 4 654

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 25% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 26% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 24.1%. General caste population has increased by 24.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -25.9% and child population has increased by 14.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25% 24.9% 25.6% -25.9% 14.6%
Male 24.1% 24% 24.6% -38.1% 14.8%
Female 26% 25.9% 26.8% -10.2% 14.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 1129. There are 934 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bihar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 14 16 350 -3
2011 919 918 927 1129 934
2001 905 904 911 779 937

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bihar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Amarpura 1083 Biharsharif 915
Majidpur 1064
Uknawan 1054
Itaura 1047
Palni 1039
Chak Rasulpur 1015
Gonawan 1006
Karangapur 1000
Mustafapur 996
Nepura 989

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.7 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bihar is 69%. 77% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bihar

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 4.9% 10.7%
2011 69.3% 77.2% 60.7%
2001 61.8% 72.3% 50%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bihar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sipah 80 Biharsharif 75
Rana Bigha 79
Nepura 75
Biskurwa 74
Sathopur 74
Kosuk 73
Kasim Chak 73
Itaura 71
Maghra 71
Maraura 71

Workers profile

Bihar has 31% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 15% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bihar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.7% 24.3% 6.3% 69.3%
Male 45.1% 37.8% 7.3% 54.9%
Female 15% 9.7% 5.2% 85%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bihar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tetranwan 9 Biharsharif 23.5
Hargawan 9
Pawa 6.6
Sarbahadi 6.1
Tungi 5.4
Singthu 5.1
Tiuri 4.7
Dumrawan 4.7
Meghi Nongawan 4.3
Maghra 4.1