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Darbhanga Ward No 21, with population of 5730 is Darbhanga city’s the 22nd least populous ward, located in Darbhanga sub district of Darbhanga district in the state Bihar in India.

The ward is home to 5730 people, among them 3008 (52%) are male and 2722 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga Ward No 21 is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1133 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population
Population of the ward has decreased by -20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7195. Female population growth rate of the ward is -19.2% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -21.4%. General caste population has decreased by -26.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 92.9% and child population has decreased by -25.2% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio – Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 979. There are 923 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Total 3850 people in the ward are literate, among them 2164 are male and 1686 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga WARD NO.-0021 is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile
Darbhanga WARD NO.-0021 has 27% (1560) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 7% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

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