Nalanda District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Nalanda is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 20 Taluks, 1,055 villages and 6 towns in Nalanda district.

As per the Census India 2011, Nalanda district has 4,77,529 households, population of 28,77,653 of which 14,97,060 are males and 13,80,593 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 5,18,681 which is 18.02% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Nalanda district is around 922 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Nalanda district is 52.82% out of which 61.42% males are literate and 43.49% females are literate. The total area of Nalanda is 2,355 sq.km with population density of 1,222 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 84.09% of population lives in Urban area and 15.91% lives in Rural area. There are 21.12% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.05% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Nalanda district.

Nalanda Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total28,77,653100%
Hindu26,69,77592.78%
Muslim1,98,0336.88%
Religion not stated6,4350.22%
Christian1,9780.07%
Jain5610.02%
Buddhist4140.01%
Sikh3930.01%
Other religions and persuasions640%

Nalanda Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)112.912,242.09
Number of households75,7504,01,779
Total Population4,57,89424,19,759
Population (%)52.27%48.02%
Male Population2,39,33212,57,728
Female Population2,18,56211,62,031
Sex Ratio913924
Literacy (%)62.84%50.92%

List of Taluks in Nalanda

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Nalanda district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Bihar4,94,489171.242888919
Islampur2,32,337221.771048921
Hilsa1,97,309140.071409911
Harnaut1,76,140181.45971904
Noorsarai1,72,351127.781349924
Ekangarsarai1,71,214134.131276916
Asthawan 1,63,938133.991224939
Chandi1,52,156123.421233923
Silao1,51,249107.871402925
Rahui1,44,040126.101142948
Rajgir1,30,183195.47666913
Sarmera97,083135.69715919
Giriak96,84580.371205932
Nagar Nausa94,46782.671143915
Ben87,38790.09970919
Karai Parsurai73,95176.72964931
Parbalpur70,31663.051115917
Tharthari 68,39347.131451911
Bind61,98473.48844954
Katrisarai41,82142.55983943

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Nalanda Population Facts

Number of Households4,77,529
Population28,77,653
Male Population14,97,060 (52.02%)
Female Population13,80,593 (47.98%)
Children Population5,18,681
Area2,355 km2
Population density/km21,222
Sex-ratio922
Literacy52.82%
Male Literacy61.42%
Female Literacy43.49%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.05%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %21.12%

Map of Nalanda, Bihar