Dehri Community Development Block, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Rohtas district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Rohtas district of the state Bihar in India. There are 58 villages in the sub district, among them Darihat is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Chormara is the least populous village with population of 25. Darihat is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Wojhaulia is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Dehri Nagar Parishad.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (48%) 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 Dehri community development block is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 50% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Dehri Sub District urban part and 50% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Dehri Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 275,014 235,493 38,885 636 42,203
Male 143,965 123,253 20,385 327 21,804
Female 131,049 112,240 18,500 309 20,399

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dehri

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Darihat 11953 Dehri 137231
Bhaluari 6821
Pahleza 6464
Jamuhar 6228
Sakhara 5820
Gangauli 5279
Barawan 4521
Nawadih 4000
Mathuri 3581
Katar 3368

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 907 in Muslims are 935.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dehri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 275,014 242,482 31,151 670 368 16 40 11 276
Male 143,965 127,169 16,095 318 200 9 20 6 148
Female 131,049 115,313 15,056 352 168 7 20 5 128

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.9% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.5% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.6% 16.8% 23.1% 6.5% 1.6%
Male 16.5% 15.8% 21.3% 5.1% 2%
Female 18.9% 17.9% 25.1% 8% 1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 908 and in schedule tribe is 945. There are 936 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 17 28 25 -8
2011 910 911 908 945 936
2001 892 894 880 920 944

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dehri

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sikaria 1117 Dehri 896
Bardiha 1037
Ghonghaha 993
Sidhauli 971
Manikpur 970
Barawan 965
Suara 961
Bhatauli 960
Ahirawan 958
Shiwpur 954

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 76 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dehri is 78%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 4.8% 12.4%
2011 77.7% 86.1% 68.4%
2001 69.5% 81.3% 56%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dehri

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chormara 84 Dehri 81
Sujanpur 84
Khairaha 84
Ghonghaha 83
Mahdewa 83
Sikaria 81
Bastipur 81
Ahibaranpur 80
Ayar Kotha 80
Manikpur 79

Workers profile

Dehri has 28% (about 77 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 9% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dehri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.1% 18.6% 9.5% 71.9%
Male 45.1% 32.4% 12.8% 54.9%
Female 9.4% 3.5% 5.9% 90.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dehri

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Darihat 11.2 Dehri 21.3
Katar 8.5
Sikaria 6.2
Panruhar 5.6
Patanawa 5.3
Bhaluari 4.8
Berkap 4.5
Bastipur 4.5
Gangauli 4.5
Nawadih 4.2