Buxar District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Buxar is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 11 Taluks, 1,133 villages and 3 towns in Buxar district.

As per the Census India 2011, Buxar district has 2,61,660 households, population of 17,06,352 of which 8,87,977 are males and 8,18,375 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,95,127 which is 17.3% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Buxar district is around 922 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Buxar district is 58.01% out of which 66.84% males are literate and 48.42% females are literate. The total area of Buxar is 1,703 sq.km with population density of 1,002 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 90.36% of population lives in Urban area and 9.64% lives in Rural area. There are 14.75% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 1.57% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Buxar district.

Buxar Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total17,06,352100%
Hindu15,91,45493.27%
Muslim1,05,4236.18%
Buddhist5,0900.3%
Christian2,1250.12%
Religion not stated1,8580.11%
Sikh2480.01%
Jain970.01%
Other religions and persuasions570%

Buxar Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)21.501,681.50
Number of households26,4832,35,177
Total Population1,64,49915,41,853
Population (%)52.82%48.04%
Male Population86,8918,01,086
Female Population77,6087,40,767
Sex Ratio893925
Literacy (%)67.86%56.96%

List of Taluks in Buxar

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Buxar district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Buxar2,91,189174.031673899
Dumraon 2,32,682196.671183917
Rajpur2,13,534285.01749925
Simri2,07,225176.521174909
Barhampur1,96,070182.951072922
Itarhi1,70,629224.32761937
Nawanagar1,66,534175.22950951
Chausa1,03,670118.70873916
Chaugain48,74357.60846948
Chakki42,25667.64625937
Kesath 33,82044.35763942

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Buxar Population Facts

Number of Households2,61,660
Population17,06,352
Male Population8,87,977 (52.04%)
Female Population8,18,375 (47.96%)
Children Population2,95,127
Area1,703 km2
Population density/km21,002
Sex-ratio922
Literacy58.01%
Male Literacy66.84%
Female Literacy48.42%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %1.57%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %14.75%

Map of Buxar, Bihar