Darbhanga Ward No 16, with population of 4557 is Darbhanga city’s the 6th least populous ward, located in Darbhanga sub district of Darbhanga district in the state Bihar in India.

The ward is home to 4557 people, among them 2416 (53%) are male and 2141 (47%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga Ward No 16 is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 935 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population
Population of the ward has decreased by -31.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6677. Female population growth rate of the ward is -33.2% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of -30.4%. General caste population has decreased by -38.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.7% and child population has decreased by -54% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio – Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 880, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 840 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 124 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Total 3400 people in the ward are literate, among them 1925 are male and 1475 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga WARD NO.-0016 is 84%. 90% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 31%. Male literacy has gone up by 24% and female literacy rate has gone up by 39%.

Workers profile
Darbhanga WARD NO.-0016 has 27% (1226) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 7% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

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