Nalanda District

Nalanda is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. The district is also known as Biharsharif. It is one of the 6 districts of Patna division. The head quarter of the district is Biharsharif . It has 20 blocks. The total population of the district is 2,370,528 and the area is 2,367 sqkm. Rich Paddy Fields, Potato and Onion are the main agricultural crops. Handloom weaving is the main industry. Phalgu and Mohane are the main river. The literacy rate is 53.19% . The female literacy rate is 38.58% . The male literacy rate is 66.44% .
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- Nalanda District Block List

- Nalanda District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Nalanda is 360,797. Out of which rural household is 310,799 and the urban household is 49,998.
Female to male ratio of Nalanda is 91.39%. 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 89.61% compared to rural female to male ratio of 91.7%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- NalandaDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 53.19% 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 38.58% compared to male literacy rate of 66.44%. The rural literacy rate is 50.42% compared to urban literacy rate of 68.47%. The rural female literacy rate is 34.99% compared to urban female literacy rate of 58.63%. The rural male literacy rate is 64.46% compared to urban male literacy rate of 77.23%.


Literacy Comparision

- NalandaDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 47.3% of the total population. 59.71% of the men are working population . 33.63% of the women are working population. The main working population is 36.66% of the total population. 52.37% of the men are main working population . 19.35% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 10.64% of the total population. 7.34% of the men are marginal working population. 14.27% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 52.7% of the total population. 40.29% of the men are non working population. 66.37% of the women are non working population.

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