Demography

According to census-2011 record, the total population district is 2,219,146 with the male & female population being 1,144,668 & 1,074,478 respectively & the total house hold is 337,353.

Sl.No.  Description 2011 Census 2001 Census
1 Population 22,19,146 18,09,696
2 Male 11,44,668 9,29,960
3 Female 10,74,478 8,79,736
4 Area 2,494 Sq KM 2,494 Sq KM
5 Density (per Sq.KM) 890 726
6 Proportion to Bihar Population 2.13 % 2.18%
7 Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 939 946
8 Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Years Age) 945 978
9 Literacy Rate 59.76 46.83
10 Male Literacy Rate 69.98 60.58
11 Female Literacy Rate 48.86 32.17
12 Literates 10,91,012 6,79,135
13 Male Literates 6,59,474 4,53,300
14 Female Literates 4,31,538 2,25,835