Kishanganj District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Kishanganj is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 7 Taluks, 771 villages and 3 towns in Kishanganj district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kishanganj district has 3,38,445 households, population of 16,90,400 of which 8,66,970 are males and 8,23,430 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 3,46,904 which is 20.52% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kishanganj district is around 950 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Kishanganj district is 44.08% out of which 50.74% males are literate and 37.06% females are literate. The total area of Kishanganj is 1,884 sq.km with population density of 897 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 90.47% of population lives in Urban area and 9.53% lives in Rural area. There are 6.69% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 3.8% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kishanganj district.

Kishanganj Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total16,90,400100%
Muslim11,49,09567.98%
Hindu5,31,23631.43%
Christian5,7830.34%
Religion not stated2,2010.13%
Jain1,4760.09%
Sikh3980.02%
Buddhist1830.01%
Other religions and persuasions280%

Kishanganj Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)69.751,814.25
Number of households31,9483,06,497
Total Population1,61,12315,29,277
Population (%)51.92%48.78%
Male Population83,6527,83,318
Female Population77,4717,45,959
Sex Ratio926952
Literacy (%)59.33%42.47%

List of Taluks in Kishanganj

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Kishanganj district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Kochadhamin2,92,124207.371409930
Thakurganj2,91,671401.69726942
Pothia2,62,494353.49743933
Bahadurganj2,53,582296.538551016
Kishanganj2,41,134150.171606934
Dighalbank2,08,356271.06769957
Terhagachh1,41,039203.70692939

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Kishanganj Population Facts

Number of Households3,38,445
Population16,90,400
Male Population8,66,970 (51.29%)
Female Population8,23,430 (48.71%)
Children Population3,46,904
Area1,884 km2
Population density/km2897
Sex-ratio950
Literacy44.08%
Male Literacy50.74%
Female Literacy37.06%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %3.8%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %6.69%

Map of Kishanganj, Bihar