Araria District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Araria is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 9 Taluks, 742 villages and 3 towns in Araria district.

As per the Census India 2011, Araria district has 5,68,142 households, population of 28,11,569 of which 14,63,333 are males and 13,48,236 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 5,77,886 which is 20.55% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Araria district is around 921 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Araria district is 42.53% out of which 49.73% males are literate and 34.72% females are literate. The total area of Araria is 2,830 sq.km with population density of 993 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 94% of population lives in Urban area and 6% lives in Rural area. There are 13.61% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 1.38% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Araria district.

Araria Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total28,11,569100%
Hindu15,93,52556.68%
Muslim12,07,44242.95%
Christian4,1160.15%
Religion not stated3,9550.14%
Jain1,9100.07%
Sikh3710.01%
Buddhist1870.01%
Other religions and persuasions630%

Araria Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)51.072,778.93
Number of households32,7815,35,361
Total Population1,68,77726,42,792
Population (%)52.78%48%
Male Population89,07913,74,254
Female Population79,69812,68,538
Sex Ratio895923
Literacy (%)60.06%41.41%

List of Taluks in Araria

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Araria district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Forbesganj4,86,120442.171099918
Araria4,65,529293.711585919
Raniganj3,98,977462.96862927
Narpatganj3,51,773424.03830918
Jokihat3,22,192222.681447919
Palasi2,48,369307.37808928
Bhargama2,30,835205.461124916
Sikti1,58,543256.70618942
Kursakatta1,49,231214.91694913

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Araria Population Facts

Number of Households5,68,142
Population28,11,569
Male Population14,63,333 (52.05%)
Female Population13,48,236 (47.95%)
Children Population5,77,886
Area2,830 km2
Population density/km2993
Sex-ratio921
Literacy42.53%
Male Literacy49.73%
Female Literacy34.72%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %1.38%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %13.61%

Map of Araria, Bihar