Sheikhpura District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Sheikhpura is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 6 Taluks, 314 villages and 2 towns in Sheikhpura district.

As per the Census India 2011, Sheikhpura district has 1,00,701 households, population of 6,36,342 of which 3,29,743 are males and 3,06,599 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,21,647 which is 19.12% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Sheikhpura district is around 930 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Sheikhpura district is 51.65% out of which 59.57% males are literate and 43.13% females are literate. The total area of Sheikhpura is 689 sq.km with population density of 924 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 82.87% of population lives in Urban area and 17.13% lives in Rural area. There are 20.6% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.1% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Sheikhpura district.

Sheikhpura Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total6,36,342100%
Hindu5,96,10293.68%
Muslim37,6535.92%
Religion not stated2,0840.33%
Christian3130.05%
Sikh750.01%
Jain430.01%
Buddhist410.01%
Other religions and persuasions310%

Sheikhpura Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)43.50645.50
Number of households17,79682,905
Total Population1,09,0025,27,340
Population (%)52.64%48.35%
Male Population57,3832,72,360
Female Population51,6192,54,980
Sex Ratio900936
Literacy (%)58.88%50.16%

List of Taluks in Sheikhpura

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Sheikhpura district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Sheikhpura1,99,011181.241098923
Barbigha1,36,16799.881363928
Ariari1,12,070146.16767932
Chewara73,267121.61602961
Shekhopur Sarai67,48159.831128918
Ghat Kusumbha48,34680.28602929

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Sheikhpura Population Facts

Number of Households1,00,701
Population6,36,342
Male Population3,29,743 (51.82%)
Female Population3,06,599 (48.18%)
Children Population1,21,647
Area689 km2
Population density/km2924
Sex-ratio930
Literacy51.65%
Male Literacy59.57%
Female Literacy43.13%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.1%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %20.6%

Map of Sheikhpura, Bihar