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Darbhanga Ward No 26, with population of 5712 is Darbhanga city’s the 21st least populous ward, located in Darbhanga sub district of Darbhanga district in the state Bihar in India.

The ward is home to 5712 people, among them 3048 (53%) are male and 2664 (47%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Darbhanga Ward No 26 is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1151 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population
Population of the ward has decreased by -12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6559. Female population growth rate of the ward is -13.5% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of -12.4%. General caste population has decreased by -15.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 218.8% and child population has decreased by -35.4% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio – Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 874 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 903. There are 960 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Total 4123 people in the ward are literate, among them 2355 are male and 1768 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Darbhanga WARD NO.-0026 is 83%. 88% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile
Darbhanga WARD NO.-0026 has 26% (1499) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 7% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

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