Saharsa District

Saharsa is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. It is one of the 3 districts of Kosi division. The head quarter of the district is Saharsa . It has 10 blocks. The total population of the district is 1,508,182 and the area is 1,696 sqkm. Paddy is the main agricultural crops. Jute Factory is the main industry. Kosi is the main river. The literacy rate is 39.08% . The female literacy rate is 25.27% . The male literacy rate is 51.66% .
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- Saharsa District Block List



- Saharsa District Demography Details - Census 2001


The number of households in Saharsa is 268,453. Out of which rural household is 247,991 and the urban household is 20,462.
Female to male ratio of Saharsa is 91.05%. Female to male ratio of the district is less than state's female to male ratio 91.93%. It is unsatisfactory and the people should drive some campaign to improve this. Urban female to male ratio of the district is 84.84% compared to rural female to male ratio of 91.63%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution


- SaharsaDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001


The literacy rate of the district is 39.08% compared to the literacy rate of state 47%. The literacy rate of the district is less than state literacy rate. The rate of literacy is very low and needs immediate attention of Union and State Government. . The female literacy rate is 25.27% compared to male literacy rate of 51.66%. The rural literacy rate is 36.06% compared to urban literacy rate of 70.75%. The rural female literacy rate is 22.14% compared to urban female literacy rate of 59.83%. The rural male literacy rate is 48.84% compared to urban male literacy rate of 79.81%.

Literatcy

Literacy Comparision


- SaharsaDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001


The total working population is 49.48% of the total population. 61.84% of the men are working population . 35.9% of the women are working population. The main working population is 34.55% of the total population. 53.11% of the men are main working population . 14.15% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 14.93% of the total population. 8.73% of the men are marginal working population. 21.75% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 50.52% of the total population. 38.16% of the men are non working population. 64.1% of the women are non working population.

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