Saran District

Saran is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. The district is also known as Chapra. It is one of the 3 districts of Saran division. The head quarter of the district is Chapra . It has 20 blocks. The total population of the district is 3,248,701 and the area is 2,641 sqkm. Paddy, Wheat and Sugar Cane are the main agricultural crops. Sugar Factories is the main industry. Ganga, Ghaghra and Gandak are the main river. The literacy rate is 51.8% . The female literacy rate is 35.82% . The male literacy rate is 67.3% .
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- Saran District Block List

- Saran District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Saran is 471,446. Out of which rural household is 429,033 and the urban household is 42,413.
Female to male ratio of Saran is 96.57%. 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 88.98% compared to rural female to male ratio of 97.38%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- SaranDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 51.8% compared to the literacy rate of state 47%. The literacy rate of the district is better than state literacy rate. The rate of literacy is satisfactory. . The female literacy rate is 35.82% compared to male literacy rate of 67.3%. The rural literacy rate is 50.29% compared to urban literacy rate of 66.12%. The rural female literacy rate is 33.98% compared to urban female literacy rate of 54.29%. The rural male literacy rate is 66.28% compared to urban male literacy rate of 76.5%.


Literacy Comparision

- SaranDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 33.09% of the total population. 52.66% of the men are working population . 12.92% of the women are working population. The main working population is 24.78% of the total population. 42.91% of the men are main working population . 6.09% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 8.32% of the total population. 9.75% of the men are marginal working population. 6.84% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 66.91% of the total population. 47.34% of the men are non working population. 87.08% of the women are non working population.

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