Dehri Nagar Parishad, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Dehri sub district's only nagar parishad located in Dehri sub district of Rohtas district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Dehri nagar parishad is 21 km2. Population density of the city is 6437 persons per km2. There are 39 wards in the city, among them Dehri Ward No 17 is the most populous ward with population of 5550 and Dehri Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1971.

Nearest railway station is Dehri On Son which is within the city. Dehri is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sasaram which is 18 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 175 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1015 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 72 thousand (53%) are male and about 65 thousand (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dehri nagar parishad is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 23 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 137,231 123,804 13,046 381 19,010
Male 72,372 65,330 6,854 188 9,886
Female 64,859 58,474 6,192 193 9,124

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 890 in Muslims are 930.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dehri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 137,231 114,754 21,554 293 359 5 34 9 223
Male 72,372 60,723 11,169 142 195 4 17 5 117
Female 64,859 54,031 10,385 151 164 1 17 4 106

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.8% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 15% 18.2% -1% 0.6%
Male 13.9% 13.8% 15.7% -9.2% 1.2%
Female 16.8% 16.4% 21.2% 8.4% 0%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 903 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 923 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 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 20 41 167 -11
2011 896 895 903 1027 923
2001 874 875 862 860 934

Literacy

Total about 96 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 55 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dehri is 81%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dehri

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 1.8% 7.7%
2011 81.2% 87.5% 74.1%
2001 76.8% 85.7% 66.4%

Workers profile

Dehri has 25% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 6% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dehri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 25.4% 20.9% 4.5% 74.6%
Male 42.8% 35.9% 6.9% 57.2%
Female 6.1% 4.2% 1.9% 93.9%