Katihar District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Katihar is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 16 Taluks, 1,540 villages and 4 towns in Katihar district.

As per the Census India 2011, Katihar district has 6,19,076 households, population of 30,71,029 of which 16,00,430 are males and 14,70,599 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 6,20,332 which is 20.2% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Katihar district is around 919 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Katihar district is 41.69% out of which 47.63% males are literate and 35.22% females are literate. The total area of Katihar is 3,057 sq.km with population density of 1,005 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 91.08% of population lives in Urban area and 8.92% lives in Rural area. There are 8.57% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 5.86% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Katihar district.

Katihar Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total30,71,029100%
Hindu16,84,58954.85%
Muslim13,65,64544.47%
Christian8,6590.28%
Religion not stated6,5220.21%
Sikh2,7540.09%
Other religions and persuasions2,1410.07%
Jain5070.02%
Buddhist2120.01%

Katihar Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)68.362,988.64
Number of households53,5645,65,512
Total Population2,73,82227,97,207
Population (%)52.84%47.96%
Male Population1,44,68614,55,744
Female Population1,29,13613,41,463
Sex Ratio893921
Literacy (%)65.89%39.32%

List of Taluks in Katihar

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Katihar district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Kadwa3,46,902345.731003922
Barsoi3,44,133232.631479918
Katihar3,21,817114.592809900
Azamnagar3,15,610294.081073920
Barari2,85,381282.381011905
Korha2,82,813323.56874932
Manihari1,91,407260.01736907
Amdabad1,67,398177.95941928
Balrampur1,58,976225.27706934
Falka1,55,663210.39740930
Pranpur1,44,297123.501168924
Sameli84,486108.74777918
Mansahi84,25756.531490925
Dandkhora68,05575.72899927
Kursela63,928156.07410904
Hasanganj55,90669.90800928

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Katihar Population Facts

Number of Households6,19,076
Population30,71,029
Male Population16,00,430 (52.11%)
Female Population14,70,599 (47.89%)
Children Population6,20,332
Area3,057 km2
Population density/km21,005
Sex-ratio919
Literacy41.69%
Male Literacy47.63%
Female Literacy35.22%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %5.86%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %8.57%

Map of Katihar, Bihar