Siwan Nagar Parishad, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Siwan sub district's only nagar parishad located in Siwan sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Siwan nagar parishad is 13 km2. Population density of the city is 10350 persons per km2. There are 38 wards in the city, among them Siwan Ward No 27 is the most populous ward with population of 6629 and Siwan Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1684.

Nearest railway station is Siwan which is within the city. Siwan is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Siwan. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 125 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1190 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 71 thousand (52%) are male and about 64 thousand (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Siwan nagar parishad is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Siwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 135,066 125,308 8,244 1,514 18,282
Male 70,756 65,633 4,314 809 9,642
Female 64,310 59,675 3,930 705 8,640

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 896 in Muslims are 932.

Religion wise population 2011 - Siwan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 135,066 87,441 46,183 197 88 56 101 0 1,000
Male 70,756 46,120 23,904 95 50 29 58 0 500
Female 64,310 41,321 22,279 102 38 27 43 0 500

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 24.5% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 21.4%. General caste population has increased by 22.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 70.1% and child population has increased by 6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 22.4% 24.4% 70.1% 6%
Male 21.4% 21.1% 20% 69.6% 9.8%
Female 24.5% 23.8% 29.6% 70.7% 2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 896 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 68 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 19 68 5 -68
2011 909 909 911 871 896
2001 887 890 843 866 964

Literacy

Total about 93 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 52 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Siwan is 80%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 5.6% 9.6%
2011 79.6% 85.2% 73.5%
2001 72.3% 79.6% 63.9%

Workers profile

Siwan has 27% (about 36 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 9% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Siwan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.5% 20.7% 5.8% 73.5%
Male 42.5% 35% 7.6% 57.5%
Female 8.9% 5.1% 3.8% 91.1%