Darbhanga Ward No 18, with population of 5088 is Darbhanga city’s the 15th least populous ward, located in Darbhanga sub district of Darbhanga district in the state Bihar in India.

The ward is home to 5088 people, among them 2691 (53%) are male and 2397 (47%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga Ward No 18 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1063 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population
Population of the ward has decreased by -14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5948. Female population growth rate of the ward is -17.1% which is -5.2% lower than male population growth rate of -11.9%. General caste population has increased by 9.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -92.5% and child population has decreased by -52.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio – Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 733. There are 918 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Total 4119 people in the ward are literate, among them 2290 are male and 1829 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga WARD NO.-0018 is 91%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 37%. Male literacy has gone up by 31% and female literacy rate has gone up by 44%.

Workers profile
Darbhanga WARD NO.-0018 has 30% (1503) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 9% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

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