Gaya Town C.D.Block Community Development Block, with population of about 6.5 lakh is Gaya district's the most populous sub district, located in Gaya district of the state Bihar in India. There are 85 villages in the sub district, among them Chakand is the most populous village with population of 8804 and Molwi chak is the least populous village with population of 247. Aurawan is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Molwi chak is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.5 lakh people, among them about 3.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 3.1 lakh (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaya Town C.D.Block community development block is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 74% (about 4.8 lakh) live in Gaya Town C.D.Block Sub District urban part and 26% (about 1.7 lakh) population live in the Gaya Town C.D.Block Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 646,956 539,611 106,682 663 97,507
Male 339,189 283,568 55,237 384 50,348
Female 307,767 256,043 51,445 279 47,159

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gaya Town C.D.Block

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chakand 8804 Gaya 474093
Bara 7242 Gaya 468614
Kujapi 6680 Paharpur 1894
Rasalpur 5688
Bitho 5232
Kesru Dharampur 5071
Kandi 4237
Kujap 3981
Aurawan 3966
Mandanbigha 3619

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 899 in Muslims are 942 and in Not Stateds are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 646,956 518,144 119,052 1,412 468 129 1,158 40 6,553
Male 339,189 272,898 61,298 750 252 73 568 17 3,333
Female 307,767 245,246 57,754 662 216 56 590 23 3,220

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 21.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.8% and child population has increased by 12.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.5% 21.2% 29.9% -5.8% 12.3%
Male 21.3% 20.1% 27.9% 7.9% 12.5%
Female 24% 22.5% 32.1% -19.8% 12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 727. There are 937 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 18 29 -251 -4
2011 907 903 931 727 937
2001 888 885 902 978 941

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gaya Town C.D.Block

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Agraili 1209 Gaya 896
Inglish 1088 Gaya 896
Bazidpur 1040 Paharpur 857
Murkatta 1034
Bahbalpur 1012
Takeya 1012
Sherpur 1010
Uda Bigha 1003
Panchu Bigha 1002
Nasirpur 1002

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaya Town C.D.Block is 77%. 83% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 3.5% 9.0%
2011 76.6% 82.7% 69.9%
2001 70.7% 79.2% 60.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gaya Town C.D.Block

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ghazipur 84 Gaya 82
Belthu 80 Gaya 82
Nasirpur 79 Paharpur 70
Dumra 77
Balna 75
Naugarh 75
Parsanwan 75
Dabbo 73
Shahbazpur 73
Charowa 73

Workers profile

Gaya Town C.D.Block has 32% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 18% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaya Town C.D.Block

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.4% 22.2% 10.1% 67.6%
Male 45.5% 34.5% 11% 54.5%
Female 17.9% 8.8% 9.1% 82.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gaya Town C.D.Block

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Aurawan 5.1 Gaya 50.2
Kesru Dharampur 4.9 Gaya 50.2
Rasalpur 4.3 Paharpur 1.3
Kandi 3.8
Churi 3.8
Parsanwan 3.3
Charowa 3.3
Kewali 3.2
Dubahal 3.2
Kujapi 3.1