Katiya Community Development Block, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Gopalganj district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Gopalganj district of the state Bihar in India. There are 101 villages in the sub district, among them Rudarpur is the most populous village with population of 5754 and Raqba Rampur is the least populous village with population of 12. Bairia is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Chakia is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (48%) are male and about 68 thousand (52%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Katiya community development block is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 1.1 lakh) live in Katiya Sub District rural part and 15% (about 20 thousand) population live in the Katiya Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Katiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 130,830 107,722 19,629 3,479 21,414
Male 62,548 51,439 9,494 1,615 10,829
Female 68,282 56,283 10,135 1,864 10,585

Most populated Villages and Cities in Katiya

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Rudarpur 5754 Kataiya 20193
Gaura 4204
Bairia 3904
Pakri 2948
Bilahi Khas 2662
Shamdas Bagahi 2310
KarKataha 2302
Patkhauli 2199
Jasauli 2101
Amea 2046

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1082 in Muslims are 1158.

Religion wise population 2011 - Katiya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 130,830 114,009 16,525 112 21 5 7 0 151
Male 62,548 54,771 7,658 41 6 1 2 0 69
Female 68,282 59,238 8,867 71 15 4 5 0 82

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.8% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 476.9% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Katiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.1% 10.8% 16.5% 476.9% -3.3%
Male 11.3% 8.1% 14.2% 429.5% -4.3%
Female 16.8% 13.4% 18.7% 525.5% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1092 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1094, in schedule caste is 1068 and in schedule tribe is 1154. There are 977 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Katiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 51 51 40 177 19
2011 1092 1094 1068 1154 977
2001 1041 1043 1028 977 958

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Katiya

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Raqba Rampur 1400 Kataiya 978
Pariwadh 1387
Sawanaha 1374
Naharpur 1368
Rampur Khurd 1346
Dhodhila 1331
Mojharia 1326
Bhopatpur 1305
Bhopatpur Parsahi 1301
Pakariar 1287

Literacy

Total about 73 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 40 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Katiya is 67%. 78% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Katiya

Total Male Female
Change 18.8% 14.3% 23.7%
2011 66.7% 78.2% 56.5%
2001 47.9% 63.9% 32.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Katiya

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jhilwania 95 Kataiya 69
Sukhsenwa Bhawani Ray 86
Maini Dih 86
Belwa Tiwari 81
Amahi Banke 81
Ijra 80
Pakri Dih 78
Majhaulia 77
Lakhranw 77
Neuri 76

Workers profile

Katiya has 30% (about 40 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 18% female population are working population. 20% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Katiya

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.2% 12% 18.2% 69.8%
Male 43.1% 20.1% 23% 56.9%
Female 18.4% 4.7% 13.7% 81.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Katiya

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bairia 5.8 Kataiya 12.1
Rudarpur 5.8
Dharhara 3.4
KarKataha 3
Gaura 3
Rasauti 2.9
Amea 2.7
Bilahi Khas 2.7
Baikunth Pur 2.6
Patkhauli 2.4