Samastipur District

Samastipur is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. It is one of the 3 districts of Darbhanga division. The head quarter of the district is Samastipur . It has 20 blocks. The total population of the district is 3,394,793 and the area is 2,904 sqkm. Paddy and Maize are the main agricultural crops. Sugar Factories, Paper Mill and Jute Mill are the main industry. Budhi Gandak and Kamala Balaan are the main river. The literacy rate is 45.13% . The female literacy rate is 31.67% . The male literacy rate is 57.59% .
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- Samastipur District Block List

- Samastipur District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Samastipur is 575,523. Out of which rural household is 555,189 and the urban household is 20,334.
Female to male ratio of Samastipur is 92.81%. 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 87.89% compared to rural female to male ratio of 93%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- SamastipurDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 45.13% 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 31.67% compared to male literacy rate of 57.59%. The rural literacy rate is 43.91% compared to urban literacy rate of 75.72%. The rural female literacy rate is 30.33% compared to urban female literacy rate of 66.38%. The rural male literacy rate is 56.5% compared to urban male literacy rate of 83.85%.


Literacy Comparision

- SamastipurDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 39.94% of the total population. 59.17% of the men are working population . 19.17% of the women are working population. The main working population is 31.43% of the total population. 52.29% of the men are main working population . 8.88% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 8.52% of the total population. 6.88% of the men are marginal working population. 10.29% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 60.06% of the total population. 40.83% of the men are non working population. 80.83% of the women are non working population.

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