Purnia Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Purnia in 2021
4,029,846
Estimated population of males in 2021
2,097,702
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,932,144

Population as per 2011 census

Population 3,264,619
Male Population 1,699,370
Female Population 1,565,249
Area (km2) 3,229
Density/km2 1,011
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 921
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 954
Literates 1,332,326
Male Literates 805,261
Female Literates 527,065
Average Literacy 51.08%
Male Literacy 59.06%
Female Literacy 42.34%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 656,510
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 335,955
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 320,555
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.11%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.77%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 20.48%

Purnia Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
1,989,420
60.94%
2,455,740
Muslims
1,255,641
38.46%
1,549,963
Christian
7,989
0.24%
9,862
Sikh
614
0.02%
758
Buddhist
353
0.01%
436
Jain
1,450
0.04%
1,790
Not Stated
8,502
0.26%
10,495
Others
650
0.02%
802
Total
3,264,619
100.00%
4,029,846

City/Metros in Purnia District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Purnia (Municipal Corporation) 282,248
348,407