Annexure IV

TABLE 4

Population in the Age-Group 0~6 years, Number of Literates and Literacy Rate for State and Districts

SL State/DistrictTotal PopulationAge Group 0~6Number of Literates *Literacy Rate #
  TotalMalesFemalesTotalMalesFemalesTotalMalesFemalesTotalMalesFemales
1234567891011121314
 Bihar State828787964315396439724832162345398375532785900731675607209789551069665247.5360.3233.57
1.West Champaran30430441600853144219163141232520330620995582866213129369739.6351.9125.85
2.East Champaran393363620723501861286805238416279388959119331583034636296938.1450.1424.65
3.Sheohar5142882712612430271016305295448676152726994075331937.0145.5427.43
4.Sitamarhi26698871410149125973853928828436925491983908657434426474239.3851.0226.35
5.Madhubani357065118373611733290699906361075338831121574284537137037142.3557.2626.56
6.Supaul174506990885583621436470118982117488052175538275213900337.8053.2321.02
7.Araria21248311108924101590744934322847622086758537940936517601434.9446.5022.14
8.Kishanganj12940636669106271532804981445011359973143892235869080331.0242.8018.49
9.Purnia25407881325794121499453685127274826410371163448608322555135.5146.1623.72
10.Katihar23895331244943114459051432626163025269666184844751221433635.2945.5124.03
11.Madhepura152459679627272832432035916703415332543577430749612827836.1948.8722.31
12.Saharsa150641878858571783330625316119014506347144932649814495139.2852.0425.31
13.Darbhanga328547317166401568833627897333061294836117774379106838667544.3257.1830.35
14.Muzaffarpur374383619414801802356718298373238345060145690194392851297348.1560.1935.20
15.Gopalganj21493431072151107719241706121264120442083482754848028634748.1963.8132.81
16.Siwan270884013322181376622532447276274256173113196271452241744052.0167.6737.26
17.Saran325147416544281597046619672319229300443136874190539846334352.0167.8135.74
18.Vaishali271238914122761300113522714270420252294113051473084139967351.6364.0038.14
19.Samastipur341341317712491642164695995357866338129124354281729342624945.7657.8332.69
20.Begusarai23429891226057111693246416723920922495891221658923032298648.5559.7136.21
21.Khagaria127667767550160117626958213882113076141851527916113935441.5652.0229.62
22.Bhagalpur24303311294192113613945695623239922455799221863822635399250.2860.1138.83
23.Banka160877884306176571732332916687215645755785938054917731043.4056.2829.10
24.Munger11354996046625308371971441029289421656404335461120943260.1170.6847.97
25.Lakhisarai801173416727384446160210819447826630900920412510488448.2160.9734.26
26.Sheikhpura52513727346825166910633554278520572052341371166811849.0162.5634.13
27.Nalanda236832712364671131860444749229109215640103188267430435757853.6466.9439.03
28.Patna4709851251494921949027958424084533873892497924155486894305663.8273.8152.17
29.Bhojpur223341511753331058082406343209650196693109086872211236875659.7174.7842.81
30.Buxar140346273823966522326528713772212756565430943729821701157.4972.8240.36
31.Kaimur128457567355661101925846013324812521257026038129818896255.5770.5738.90
32.Rohtas244876212826551166107463050237841225209123834879969943864962.3676.5446.62
33.Jehanabad151140678396072744628277414816013461468842845080323762556.0370.9040.08
34.Aurangabad2004960103575796920337876319605618270793513360446133067257.5071.9942.04
35.Gaya346498317892311675752666327340443325884142929192448650480551.0763.8137.40
36.Nawada180942592863888078734656417554917101569275146105923169247.3661.2232.64
37.Jamui139747472881266866226476813484112992748416433912814503642.7457.1026.92

 

* Literates exclude children in the age-group 0-6 Years who were by definition treated as illiterate in the Census of India 2001.

# Literacy rate is the percentage of literates to population aged 7 Years and above.