Sitamarhi District

Sitamarhi is one of the 38 districts in Bihar. It is one of the 6 districts of Tirhut division. The head quarter of the district is Sitamarhi . It has 17 blocks. The total population of the district is 2,682,720 and the area is 2,294 sqkm. Paddy, Wheat, Maize and Lentils are the main agricultural crops. Sugar Factory and Rice and Oil Mills are the main industry. Bagmati and Lakhandei are the main river. The literacy rate is 38.46% . The female literacy rate is 26.13% . The male literacy rate is 49.36% .
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- Sitamarhi District Block List

- Sitamarhi District Demography Details - Census 2001

The number of households in Sitamarhi is 548,321. Out of which rural household is 521,481 and the urban household is 26,840.
Female to male ratio of Sitamarhi is 89.24%. 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 86.07% compared to rural female to male ratio of 89.44%.

Urban Rural Household

Gender Distribution

Rural Gender Distribution

Urban Gender Distribution

- SitamarhiDistrict Literacy Details - Census 2001

The literacy rate of the district is 38.46% 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 26.13% compared to male literacy rate of 49.36%. The rural literacy rate is 36.71% compared to urban literacy rate of 66.23%. The rural female literacy rate is 24.28% compared to urban female literacy rate of 56.24%. The rural male literacy rate is 47.73% compared to urban male literacy rate of 74.72%.


Literacy Comparision

- SitamarhiDistrict Working Population Details - Census 2001

The total working population is 40.22% of the total population. 63.23% of the men are working population . 14.2% of the women are working population. The main working population is 33.59% of the total population. 57.75% of the men are main working population . 6.26% of the women are main working population. While the marginal working population is 6.63% of the total population. 5.48% of the men are marginal working population. 7.94% of the women are marginal working population. The total non working population is 59.78% of the total population. 36.77% of the men are non working population. 85.8% of the women are non working population.

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