Sasaram Community Development Block Urban Part, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Rohtas district's the most urban populous sub district, located in Rohtas district of the state Bihar in India.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 78 thousand (53%) are male and about 70 thousand (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sasaram community development block urban part is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sasaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 147,408 134,726 10,477 2,205 20,232
Male 77,599 70,929 5,512 1,158 10,640
Female 69,809 63,797 4,965 1,047 9,592

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 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 891 in Muslims are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sasaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 147,408 107,301 37,708 151 1,837 11 32 6 362
Male 77,599 56,748 19,570 75 982 5 15 3 201
Female 69,809 50,553 18,138 76 855 6 17 3 161

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.5% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has increased by 12%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.2% and child population has decreased by -5.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sasaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 12% 15% 24.2% -5.5%
Male 11.4% 11% 14% 24.9% -3.5%
Female 13.5% 13.2% 16.2% 23.5% -7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 901 and in schedule tribe is 904. There are 902 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sasaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 17 18 -11 -40
2011 900 899 901 904 902
2001 882 882 883 915 942

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 45 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sasaram is 80%. 85% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sasaram

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 1.6% 7.1%
2011 80.3% 85.1% 74.8%
2001 76.2% 83.5% 67.7%

Workers profile

Sasaram has 27% (about 40 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 8% female population are working population. 36% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sasaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.9% 21.4% 5.5% 73.1%
Male 44% 36.5% 7.6% 56%
Female 7.8% 4.6% 3.2% 92.2%