Patna Municipal Corporation, with population of about 16.8 lakh is Patna Rural sub district's only municipal corporation located in Patna Rural sub district of Patna district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Patna municipal corporation is 108 km2. Population density of the city is 15640 persons per km2. There are 73 wards in the city, among them Patna Ward No 22 is the most populous ward with population of about 1 lakh and Badalpura (og) Ward No 73 (rural Mdds Code:645589) is the least populous ward with population of 75.

Nearest railway station is Patna which is within the city. Patna Rural is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Patna. Patna is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1002 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16.8 lakh people, among them about 8.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 7.9 lakh (47%) are female. 91% 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 municipal corporation is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Patna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,684,222 1,527,207 151,876 5,139 203,041
Male 893,399 810,381 80,491 2,527 108,188
Female 790,823 716,826 71,385 2,612 94,853

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 27.5% which is 7.8% higher than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.7% and child population has increased by 11.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Patna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.3% 22.6% 30.9% 13.7% 11.5%
Male 19.7% 19% 27.6% 6.8% 12.7%
Female 27.5% 26.9% 34.8% 21.4% 10.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 885, in schedule caste is 887 and in schedule tribe is 1034. There are 877 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 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Patna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 54 55 48 125 -19
2011 885 885 887 1034 877
2001 831 830 839 909 896

Literacy

Total about 12.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 6.9 lakh are male and about 5.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Patna is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Patna

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 0.5% 4.6%
2011 83.4% 87.3% 78.9%
2001 81.2% 86.8% 74.3%

Workers profile

Patna has 30% (about 5.1 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

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.3% 25.3% 5% 69.7%
Male 47% 40.8% 6.2% 53%
Female 11.4% 7.8% 3.6% 88.6%