Demography

According to the 2011 census Purba Champaran district has a population of 5,099,371. The district has a population density of 1285 inhabitants per square kilometre . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 29.43%. Purba Champaran has a sex ratio of 902 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 55.79%.

East Champaran (Motihari)
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 5,099,371 3,939,773
Male 2,681,209 2,077,047
Female 2,418,162 1,862,726
Population Growth 29.43% 29.27%
Area Sq. Km 3,968 3,968
Density/km2 1,285 993
Proportion to Bihar Population 4.90% 4.75%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 902 897
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 933 937
Average Literacy 55.79 37.54
Male Literacy 65.34 49.31
Female Literacy 45.12 24.27
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 1018297 837,642
Male Population (0-6 Age) 526,835 432,523
Female Population (0-6 Age) 491,462 405,119
Literates 2,276,957 1,164,670
Male Literates 1,407,603 810,950
Female Literates 869,354 353,720
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.97% 21.26%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.33% 20.82%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.64% 21.75%