Bihar Population

Population
104,099,452
Male Population
54,275,001
Female Population
49,824,451
% of India' Population
8.60%
Sex Ratio
918
Child Sex Ratio
935
Density/km2
1,106
Density/mi2
2,863
Area (km2)
94,163
Area (mi2)
36,357
Child Population (0-6 Age)
19,133,964
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
9,887,239
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
9,246,725
Literacy
61.80%
Male Literacy
71.21%
Female Literacy
51.50%
Total Literate
52,504,553
Male Literate
31,608,023
Female Literate
20,896,530

Bihar Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
86,078,686
82.69%
Muslims
17,557,809
16.87%
Christian
129,247
0.12%
Sikh
23,779
0.02%
Buddhist
25,453
0.02%
Jain
18,914
0.02%
Not Stated
252,127
0.24%
Others
13,437
0.01%
Total
104,099,452
100.00%

Bihar Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District Patna
5,838,465
Least Populous District Sheikhpura
636,342
District with Highest Sex Ratio Gopalganj
1,021
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Munger
876
District with Highest Literacy Rate Rohtas
73.37%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Purnia
51.08%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Araria
2,811,569
921
53.53%
2. Arwal
700,843
928
67.43%
3. Aurangabad
2,540,073
926
70.32%
4. Banka
2,034,763
907
58.17%
5. Begusarai
2,970,541
895
63.87%
6. Bhagalpur
3,037,766
880
63.14%
7. Bhojpur
2,728,407
907
70.47%
8. Buxar
1,706,352
922
70.14%
9. Darbhanga
3,937,385
911
56.56%
10. Gaya
4,391,418
937
63.67%
11. Gopalganj
2,562,012
1,021
65.47%
12. Jamui
1,760,405
922
59.79%
13. Jehanabad
1,125,313
922
66.80%
14. Kaimur
1,626,384
920
69.34%
15. Katihar
3,071,029
919
52.24%
16. Khagaria
1,666,886
886
57.92%
17. Kishanganj
1,690,400
950
55.46%
18. Lakhisarai
1,000,912
902
62.42%
19. Madhepura
2,001,762
911
52.25%
20. Madhubani
4,487,379
926
58.62%
21. Munger
1,367,765
876
70.46%
22. Muzaffarpur
4,801,062
900
63.43%
23. Nalanda
2,877,653
922
64.43%
24. Nawada
2,219,146
939
59.76%
25. Pashchim Champaran
3,935,042
909
55.70%
26. Patna
5,838,465
897
70.68%
27. Purbi Champaran
5,099,371
902
55.79%
28. Purnia
3,264,619
921
51.08%
29. Rohtas
2,959,918
918
73.37%
30. Saharsa
1,900,661
906
53.20%
31. Samastipur
4,261,566
911
61.86%
32. Saran
3,951,862
954
65.96%
33. Sheikhpura
636,342
930
63.86%
34. Sheohar
656,246
893
53.78%
35. Sitamarhi
3,423,574
899
52.05%
36. Siwan
3,330,464
988
69.45%
37. Supaul
2,229,076
929
57.67%
38. Vaishali
3,495,021
895
66.60%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Arrah
261,430
883
69.82%
2. Aurangabad
102,244
910
73.57%
3. Bagaha
112,634
889
49.19%
4. Begusarai
252,008
885
64.48%
5. Bettiah
132,209
901
69.06%
6. Bhagalpur
400,146
880
68.40%
7. Biharsharif
297,268
915
63.84%
8. Buxar
102,861
895
72.28%
9. Chapra
202,352
900
67.19%
10. Darbhanga
296,039
902
68.09%
11. Dehri
137,231
896
69.95%
12. Dinapur Nizamat
182,429
883
65.85%
13. Gaya
468,614
896
70.76%
14. Hajipur
147,688
892
65.93%
15. Jamalpur
105,434
880
75.96%
16. Jehanabad
103,202
886
67.00%
17. Katihar
226,261
892
67.18%
18. Kishanganj
105,782
918
61.74%
19. Motihari
126,158
859
73.56%
20. Munger
213,303
883
68.68%
21. Muzaffarpur
354,462
890
72.69%
22. Patna
1,684,222
885
73.32%
23. Purnia
282,248
906
61.88%
24. Saharsa
156,540
879
63.19%
25. Sasaram
147,408
900
69.25%
26. Siwan
135,066
909
68.83%