Siwan Community Development Block, with population of about 3.4 lakh is Siwan district's the most populous sub district, located in Siwan district of the state Bihar in India. There are 81 villages in the sub district, among them Baletha is the most populous village with population of 7832 and Adlichak is the least populous village with population of 88. Baletha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Adlichak is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.4 lakh people, among them about 1.8 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Siwan community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 60% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Siwan Sub District rural part and 40% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Siwan Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Siwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 340,983 300,152 33,682 7,149 53,195
Male 175,778 154,876 17,238 3,664 27,553
Female 165,205 145,276 16,444 3,485 25,642

Most populated Villages and Cities in Siwan

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Baletha 7832 Siwan 135066
Karanpura 7660
Dhanauti 6801
Sarabe 6753
Sarsar 6721
Jiaen 6626
Mohiuddinpur 6309
Chanaur 6219
Barhan 5848
Tanrwa 5692

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 960.

Religion wise population 2011 - Siwan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 340,983 248,387 90,770 328 118 105 109 2 1,164
Male 175,778 128,527 46,320 152 67 57 62 1 592
Female 165,205 119,860 44,450 176 51 48 47 1 572

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 25.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.3% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 25.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 269.6% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.1% 22.5% 31.4% 269.6% 5.5%
Male 25.9% 23.3% 31.9% 273.1% 7.5%
Female 24.3% 21.7% 30.9% 266.1% 3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 954 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 931 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 decreased by 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 -13 -7 -18 -35
2011 940 938 954 951 931
2001 952 951 961 969 966

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Siwan

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lakri Makariar 1158 Siwan 909
Bhadaura 1142
Jamsikri 1138
Hasanpurwa 1135
Molnapur 1116
Hasanpurwa 1082
Mohammadpur 1081
Nathuchhap 1079
Shampur 1078
Mirapur 1069

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 91 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Siwan is 74%. 83% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Siwan

Total Male Female
Change 15.6% 11.5% 19.7%
2011 74.5% 83.4% 65%
2001 58.9% 71.9% 45.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Siwan

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Siwan 85 Siwan 80
Akhainiyam 82
Bhada Khurd 81
Khagaura 81
Karanpura 79
Lakri Makariar 79
Jamsikri 78
Amlori 78
Mardapur 78
Sarsar 77

Workers profile

Siwan has 30% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 14% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 9% 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 29.9% 18% 11.9% 70.1%
Male 44.8% 30% 14.9% 55.2%
Female 13.9% 5.2% 8.8% 86.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Siwan

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Baletha 5.2 Siwan 13.1
Sarabe 4.8
Dhanauti 4.6
Sarsar 4.3
Siari 4.1
Karanpura 3.8
Barhan 3.7
Siwan 3.5
Pachlakhi 3.2
Sujaon 3.1