2020 Bihar Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More

2020 Bihar Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More details given here. Bihar is the 3rd largest state in India by population. In 2011 census, the population of Bihar was 104,099,452 which is 8.6% of total population of India. The decadal growth of Bihar population (2001 – 2011) is 25.4%. The rural population of Bihar (2011 census figure) is 92,341,436 which is about 88.71% of total Bihar population. This means, majority of people lives in rural areas in Bihar. Remaining population of Bihar lives in urban areas.

So, let’s see important details of 2020 Bihar Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More.

Bihar Assembly
Bihar Assembly

Bihar Population Facts

As per prediction, population of Bihar will be 12.80 Crore in 2020.

Approximate Population 10.41 Crores 8.30 Crore
Actual Population 104,099,452 82,998,509
Male 54,278,157 43,243,795
Female 49,821,295 39,754,714
Population Growth 25.42% 28.43%
Percantage of total Population 8.60% 8.07%
Sex Ratio 918 919
Child Sex Ratio 935 942

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Density/km2 1,106 881
Density/mi2 2,863 2,283
Area(Km2) 94,163 94,163
Area mi2 36,357 36,357
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 19,133,964 16,806,063
Male Population (0-6 Age) 9,887,239 8,652,705
Female Population (0-6 Age) 9,246,725 8,153,358
Literacy 61.80 % 47.00 %
Male Literacy 71.20 % 59.68 %
Female Literacy 51.50 % 33.12 %
Total Literate 52,504,553 31,109,577
Male Literate 31,608,023 20,644,376
Female Literate 20,896,530 10,465,201

Bihar Population by Religion: Bihar Religious Population Data 2021 (Updated in 2021)

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 86,078,686 82.69 %
Muslim 17,557,809 16.87 %
Not Available 252,127 0.24 %
Christian 129,247 0.12 %
Buddhist 25,453 0.02 %
Sikh 23,779 0.02 %
Jain 18,914 0.02 %
Other Religion 13,437 0.01 %

Bihar Urban Population 2011 – Bihar Urban and Rural Population in 2021 (will be updated)

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 88.71 % 11.29 %
Total Population 92,341,436 11,758,016
Male Population 48,073,850 6,204,307
Female Population 44,267,586 5,553,709
Population Growth 24.25 % 35.43 %
Sex Ratio 921 895
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 938 912
Child Population (0-6) 17,383,701 1,750,263
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.83 % 14.89 %
Literates 44,812,152 7,692,401
Average Literacy 59.78 % 76.86 %
Male Literacy 69.67 % 82.56 %
Female Literacy 44.30 % 61.95 %

Bihar Metropolitan Population in 2011 – Bihar Metropolitan Population in 2021 will be updated soon

Big Cities Population Male Female
Patna (Municipal Corporation) 1,684,222 893,399 790,823
Gaya (Municipal Corporation) 468,614 247,131 221,483
Bhagalpur (Municipal Corporation) 400,146 212,813 187,333
Muzaffarpur (Municipal Corporation) 354,462 187,564 166,898
Biharsharif (Municipal Corporation) 297,268 155,216 142,052
Darbhanga (Municipal Corporation) 296,039 155,637 140,402
Purnia (Municipal Corporation) 282,248 148,077 134,171
Arrah (Municipal Corporation) 261,430 138,804 122,626
Begusarai (Municipal Corporation) 252,008 133,722 118,286
Katihar (Municipal Corporation) 226,261 119,574 106,687

Bihar Large Metropolitan Population in 2011 – Bihar Large Metropolitan Population in 2021 will be updated soon

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Patna 2,049,156 1,087,285 961,871

Bihar Literacy Rate 2011 – Bihar Literacy Rate in 2021 will be updated soon

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Bihar is 61.80 percent as per 2011 population census. Male literacy is 71.20 percent. Female literacy is 51.50 percent.
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Bihar was 47.00 percent. Male 59.68% and Female 33.12%

Bihar Population Density 2011 – Bihar Population Density in 2021 will be updated soon

  • 2011: Total area of Bihar is 94,163 sq. km. Density of Bihar is 1,106 per sq km
  • 2001: Density of Bihar was 881 per sq km

Bihar Sex Ratio (Male Female Ratio) in 2011 – Bihar Sex Ratio Data for 2021 will be updated soon

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Bihar is 918 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Bihar was 919 / 1000 male

Bihar 2020 Population – Bihar Population 2021 (Projected)

The population numbers between 2012 and 2020 are projected. We will update figure for 2021 as and when census data get published in 2020 – 2021.

Year Projected Population
2011 104,099,452 10.41 Crore
2012 106,763,632 10.68 Crore
2013 109,441,349 10.94 Crore
2014 112,131,327 11.21 Crore
2015 114,832,300 11.48 Crore
2016 117,543,013 11.75 Crore
2017 120,262,221 12.03 Crore
2018 122,988,691 12.30 Crore
2019 125,721,208 12.57 Crore
2020 128,458,570 12.85 Crore
2021 131,199,595 13.12 Crore

Note: Census 2021 is going to be conducted in 2020 and scheduled to be published in 2020-2021. We will update this data as soon as possible after publication of latest data.

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Article Title: 2020 Bihar Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More
Article last re-published on March 9, 2020.