Buxar Community Development Block, with population of about 2.9 lakh is Buxar district's the most populous sub district, located in Buxar district of the state Bihar in India. There are 97 villages in the sub district, among them Panrepatti is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Umarpur is the least populous village with population of 15. Mahdah is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Tarapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Buxar Nagar Parishad; and Sarimpur Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.9 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (47%) 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 Buxar community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 62% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Buxar Sub District rural part and 38% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Buxar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Buxar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 291,189 246,498 38,845 5,846 45,868
Male 153,321 129,568 20,636 3,117 24,080
Female 137,868 116,930 18,209 2,729 21,788

Most populated Villages and Cities in Buxar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Panrepatti 10745 Buxar 102861
Mahdah 9344 Sarimpur 8020
Baruna 6694
Ahirauli 6496
Nadaon 5858
Boksa 5580
Jagdishpur 5142
Jaso 4817
Arjunpur 4599
Dalsagar 4545

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 897 in Muslims are 921.

Religion wise population 2011 - Buxar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 291,189 266,226 23,450 504 132 537 20 8 312
Male 153,321 140,369 12,206 237 67 260 9 4 169
Female 137,868 125,857 11,244 267 65 277 11 4 143

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 26.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28.6% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 25.4%. General caste population has increased by 24.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 231.4% and child population has increased by 10.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Buxar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.9% 24.6% 30% 231.4% 10.3%
Male 25.4% 23% 29.8% 208.9% 11.5%
Female 28.6% 26.4% 30.3% 261.5% 9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 882 and in schedule tribe is 876. There are 905 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Buxar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 24 3 128 -20
2011 899 902 882 876 905
2001 877 878 879 748 925

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Buxar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rampur 1113 Sarimpur 948
Korarawa 1025 Buxar 895
Kudratipur 1019
Misrauliya 1006
Padumpur 1000
Parari 1000
Ammadarhi 988
Jarigawan 980
Lalganj 978
Sahupara 977

Literacy

Total about 1.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 79 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Buxar is 77%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Buxar

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 6.4% 15.7%
2011 77.4% 85.5% 68.5%
2001 66.9% 79.1% 52.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Buxar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Niranjanpur 95 Buxar 84
Sohani Patti 92 Sarimpur 73
Dudhar Chak 91
Darappur 90
Simra 90
Katkaulia 89
Tiwaripur 88
Misraulia 87
Balapur 87
Patelawa 87

Workers profile

Buxar has 27% (about 80 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 10% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Buxar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.4% 19.7% 7.7% 72.6%
Male 42.8% 32.7% 10.1% 57.2%
Female 10.4% 5.3% 5.1% 89.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Buxar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mahdah 14.4 Buxar 5.2
Basauli 8.9 Sarimpur 1
Baruna 7.8
Karhansi 7.6
Boksa 6.4
Panrepatti 5.2
Majharia 5
Nadaon 4.7
Kulhariya 3.8
Ahirauli 3.1