Population of Bhagalpur, Bihar

Population of Bhagalpur 2021

Bhagalpur is a city in the Indian state of Bihar. Its the 3rd largest city of Bihar after Patna & Gaya. Bhagalpur is located 220 km east of Patna & also know as the Silk City.

Bhagalpur Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Bhagalpur City in 2011 is 398,138  (3.98 Lakhs) of which the male population is 212,005  and the female population is 186,133


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Bhagalpur for 2011 is 13270 people per sq. km. Bhagalpur city administers area is 30 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Bhagalpur City in 2011 was 81.16 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 85.38 % and 76.31%. respectively. Total literate in Bhagalpur city was 279,469 of which 157,049 are males while 122,420 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Bhagalpur, it stood at 878 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 916 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 53,775 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  28,061 are boys while 25,714 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 916. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.52 % of the total population of Bhagalpur City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Bhagalpur in 2021 – 4.60 lakhs (approx)

Bhagalpur CityCensus 2011
Total Population398,138 ( 3.98 lacs)
Male Population212,005
Female Population186,133
Density of Population6800 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)81.16 %
% of Male Literates85.38 %
% of Female Literates76.31%
Sex Ratio878
Child Sex Ratio916
Children (0-6 years)53,775
Boys (0-6yrs)28,061
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)25,714

Sources: Census 2011

Bhagalpur District Population

Bhagalpur district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar. As per census 2011, Bhagalpur district population is  3,037,766 (30.38 Lakhs) of which 1,615,663 are males and 1,422,103 are females. The literacy rate is 63.14% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 880. The child sex ratio is 938

Bhagalpur DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,037,766(30.38 Lakhs)
Male Population1,615,663
Female Population1,422,103
District Area2,569
Density of Population1,182 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)63.14%
Sex Ratio880
Child Sex Ratio938

Source: Census 2011