Population of Katihar, Bihar

Population of Katihar 2021

Katihar is a city situated in the eastern part of the state of Bihar in India. Its 10th most populous city of the Bihar & is a disctance of 30 kms from Purnia City.

Katihar Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Katihar City in 2011 is 225,982 (2.26 Lakhs) of which the male population is 119,142 and the female population is 106,840


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Katihar for 2011 is 6850 people per sq. km. Katihar city administers area is 33 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Katihar City in 2011 was 79.87 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 84.96 % and 74.16 %. respectively. Total literate in Katihar city was 155,706 of which 87,581 are males while 68,125 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Katihar, it stood at 897 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 933 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 31,036 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  16,054 are boys while 14,982 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 933. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.73% of the total population of Katihar City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Katihar  in 2021 – 2.70 lakhs (approx)

Katihar CityCensus 2011
Total Population225,982 ( 2.26 lacs)
Male Population119,142
Female Population106,840
Density of Population6850 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)79.87 %
% of Male Literates84.96 %
% of Female Literates74.16 %
Sex Ratio897
Child Sex Ratio933
Children (0-6 years)31,036
Boys (0-6yrs)16,054
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)14,982

Sources: Census 2011

Katihar District Population

Katihar district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India & is a part of Purnia Division. As per census 2011, Katihar district population is  3,071,029 (30.71 Lakhs) of which 1,600,430 are males and 1,470,599 are females. The literacy rate is 59.36% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 919. The child sex ratio is 961

Katihar DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,071,029 (30.71 Lakhs)
Male Population1,600,430
Female Population1,470,599
District Area3,057
Density of Population1005 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)59.36%
Sex Ratio919
Child Sex Ratio961

Source: Census 2011