Bhagalpur District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Bhagalpur is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 16 Taluks, 1,515 villages and 10 towns in Bhagalpur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Bhagalpur district has 5,64,711 households, population of 30,37,766 of which 16,15,663 are males and 14,22,103 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 5,46,382 which is 17.99% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Bhagalpur district is around 880 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Bhagalpur district is 51.78% out of which 58.04% males are literate and 44.68% females are literate. The total area of Bhagalpur is 2,569 sq.km with population density of 1,182 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 80.17% of population lives in Urban area and 19.83% lives in Rural area. There are 10.49% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 2.21% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Bhagalpur district.

Bhagalpur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total30,37,766100%
Hindu24,87,86681.9%
Muslim5,37,09817.68%
Religion not stated7,5690.25%
Christian3,5560.12%
Jain1,0500.03%
Sikh4150.01%
Buddhist1800.01%
Other religions and persuasions320%

Bhagalpur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)69.102,499.90
Number of households1,06,3034,58,408
Total Population6,02,53224,35,234
Population (%)53.16%46.81%
Male Population3,20,27712,95,386
Female Population2,82,25511,39,848
Sex Ratio881880
Literacy (%)64.62%48.61%

List of Taluks in Bhagalpur

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Bhagalpur district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Jagdishpur5,72,253100.395700886
Colgong3,65,285296.801231872
Pirpainti2,85,357335.49851871
Sultanganj2,48,001228.051088889
Sonhaula1,92,397168.431142900
Shahkund1,88,078165.521136880
Naugachhia1,54,428112.681370879
Nathnagar1,51,291147.081029883
Goradih1,46,210111.961306882
Sabour1,42,805138.401032880
Kharik1,32,898125.581058875
Bihpur1,23,386149.45826879
Narayanpur1,06,701156.71681868
Gopalpur94,952142.80665876
Rangra Chowk90,284106.02852872
Ismailpur43,44083.65519866

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Bhagalpur Population Facts

Number of Households5,64,711
Population30,37,766
Male Population16,15,663 (53.19%)
Female Population14,22,103 (46.81%)
Children Population5,46,382
Area2,569 km2
Population density/km21,182
Sex-ratio880
Literacy51.78%
Male Literacy58.04%
Female Literacy44.68%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %2.21%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %10.49%

Map of Bhagalpur, Bihar