Patna Rural Community Development Block, with population of about 17.7 lakh is Patna district's the most populous sub district, located in Patna district of the state Bihar in India. There are 24 villages in the sub district, among them Sabalpur is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Mirchi Bhawanian is the least populous village with population of 7. Fatehpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Mirzapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Patna Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Patna Municipal Corporation; and Pataliputra Housing Colony Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 17.7 lakh people, among them about 9.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 8.3 lakh (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Patna Rural community development block is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 3.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 16.9 lakh) live in Patna Rural Sub District urban part and 5% (about 83 thousand) population live in the Patna Rural Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Patna Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,771,140 1,602,279 163,676 5,185 219,645
Male 939,743 850,492 86,708 2,543 116,831
Female 831,397 751,787 76,968 2,642 102,814

Most populated Villages and Cities in Patna Rural

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sabalpur 19183 Patna 1684297
Fatehpur 11982 Patna 1684222
Punadih 8277 Pataliputra Housing Colony 3531
Panapur Taufir 7324
Mirchi 5938
Mahuli 5881
Simli Murarpur 3739
Gyan Chak 3392
Muhammadpur Barantpur 3390
Gauharpur 2685

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 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 878 in Muslims are 926.

Religion wise population 2011 - Patna Rural

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,771,140 1,539,451 208,611 8,766 3,934 311 1,532 126 8,409
Male 939,743 819,804 108,334 4,171 2,057 168 808 62 4,339
Female 831,397 719,647 100,277 4,595 1,877 143 724 64 4,070

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1.6% and child population has increased by 7.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Patna Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 17.7% 23.6% -1.6% 7.1%
Male 15% 14.5% 20.7% -4.8% 8%
Female 22% 21.6% 27% 1.7% 6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 884, in schedule caste is 888 and in schedule tribe is 1039. There are 880 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Patna Rural

Total General SC ST Child
Change 51 52 45 66 -15
2011 885 884 888 1039 880
2001 834 832 843 973 895

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Patna Rural

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mirchi Bhawanian 1333 Pataliputra Housing Colony 935
Ranipur Milki Chak 1091 Patna 885
Digha Diara 1000 Patna 885
Simli Murarpur 935
Mircha 920
Salehpur Kasara 917
Mirchi 909
Gyan Chak 897
Fatehpur 886
Hiranandpur 881

Literacy

Total about 12.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 7.1 lakh are male and about 5.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Patna Rural is 82%. 87% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Patna Rural

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 0.9% 5.2%
2011 82.3% 86.5% 77.6%
2001 79.6% 85.6% 72.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Patna Rural

Workers profile

Patna Rural has 30% (about 5.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 11% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Patna Rural

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.3% 25.2% 5% 69.7%
Male 46.9% 40.7% 6.2% 53.1%
Female 11.5% 7.8% 3.7% 88.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Patna Rural

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Fatehpur 9.7 Patna 107.7
Sabalpur 3.5 Patna 107.7
Khas Mahal Digha Diara 2.7 Pataliputra Housing Colony 0.6
Mirchi 2.4
Mahuli 2.3
Muhammadpur Barantpur 2.1
Digha Diara 2
Mainpur Diara 1.9
Sonawan 1.9
Punadih 1.8