Purba Champaran District

Purba Champaran is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. The district is also known as East Champaran and Motihari. It is one of the 6 districts of Tirhut division. The head quarter of the district is Motihari . It has 27 blocks. The total population of the district is 3,939,773 and the area is 3,968 sqkm. Rice Paddy (Home of Basmati rice), Sugar Cane, Jute and Lentils. are the main agricultural crops. Sugar Factories and Button Factory are the main industry. Gandak and Sikrahna are the main river. The literacy rate is 37.54% . The female literacy rate is 24.27% . The male literacy rate is 49.31% .
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- Purba Champaran District Block List

- Purba Champaran District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Purba Champaran is 645,949. Out of which rural household is 607,037 and the urban household is 38,912.
Female to male ratio of Purba Champaran is 89.68%. 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 85.49% compared to rural female to male ratio of 89.97%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- Purba ChamparanDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 37.54% 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 24.27% compared to male literacy rate of 49.31%. The rural literacy rate is 35.43% compared to urban literacy rate of 67.13%. The rural female literacy rate is 21.98% compared to urban female literacy rate of 57.22%. The rural male literacy rate is 47.39% compared to urban male literacy rate of 75.48%.


Literacy Comparision

- Purba ChamparanDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 41.48% of the total population. 61.61% of the men are working population . 18.77% of the women are working population. The main working population is 33.06% of the total population. 54.12% of the men are main working population . 9.3% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 8.42% of the total population. 7.49% of the men are marginal working population. 9.47% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 58.52% of the total population. 38.39% of the men are non working population. 81.23% of the women are non working population.

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