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Darbhanga Ward No 17, with population of 8904 is Darbhanga city’s the most populous ward, located in Darbhanga sub district of Darbhanga district in the state Bihar in India.

The ward is home to 8904 people, among them 4648 (52%) are male and 4256 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga Ward No 17 is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1655 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population
Population of the ward has increased by 51.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5873. Female population growth rate of the ward is 56.2% which is 8.6% higher than male population growth rate of 47.6%. General caste population has increased by 54.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34% and child population has increased by 26.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio – Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 879 and in schedule tribe is 286. There are 886 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Total 5589 people in the ward are literate, among them 3136 are male and 2453 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga WARD NO.-0017 is 73%. 79% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile
Darbhanga WARD NO.-0017 has 26% (2335) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 7% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

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