Muzaffarpur District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Muzaffarpur is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 16 Taluks, 1,786 villages and 9 towns in Muzaffarpur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Muzaffarpur district has 9,45,703 households, population of 48,01,062 of which 25,27,497 are males and 22,73,565 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 8,45,335 which is 17.61% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Muzaffarpur district is around 900 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Muzaffarpur district is 52.26% out of which 58.84% males are literate and 44.96% females are literate. The total area of Muzaffarpur is 3,172 sq.km with population density of 1,514 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 90.14% of population lives in Urban area and 9.86% lives in Rural area. There are 15.66% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.12% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Muzaffarpur district.

Muzaffarpur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total48,01,062100%
Hindu40,32,77384%
Muslim7,45,54615.53%
Religion not stated15,8930.33%
Christian5,1490.11%
Sikh9330.02%
Jain3820.01%
Buddhist2880.01%
Other religions and persuasions980%

Muzaffarpur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)72.183,099.82
Number of households88,5708,57,133
Total Population4,73,43743,27,625
Population (%)52.95%47.39%
Male Population2,50,68522,76,812
Female Population2,22,75220,50,813
Sex Ratio889901
Literacy (%)69.45%50.38%

List of Taluks in Muzaffarpur

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Muzaffarpur district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Musahri6,83,073183.883715893
Kurhani4,35,676260.741671891
Baruraj (Motipur)4,06,795313.981296898
Paroo3,61,662323.241119901
Minapur3,40,925237.441436886
Saraiya3,31,651248.701334904
Sakra3,06,833177.351730902
Aurai2,90,545198.861461887
Kanti2,72,858177.201540899
Gaighat2,59,719214.461211896
Bochaha2,45,659180.781359898
Katra2,44,823175.391396908
Sahebganj2,41,438198.341217912
Marwan1,64,858109.541505904
Bandra1,24,057108.901139960
Dholi (Moraul)90,49063.191432927

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Muzaffarpur Population Facts

Number of Households9,45,703
Population48,01,062
Male Population25,27,497 (52.64%)
Female Population22,73,565 (47.36%)
Children Population8,45,335
Area3,172 km2
Population density/km21,514
Sex-ratio900
Literacy52.26%
Male Literacy58.84%
Female Literacy44.96%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.12%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %15.66%

Map of Muzaffarpur, Bihar