Muzaffarpur City Population

Well, Muzaffarpur is the 4th most populated city in Bihar after Patna, Gaya, and Bhagalpur. According to the 2011 census report this city has the population of 4,801,062 people that is interesting somewhat equal to the population of a country called Singapore. Ranking the population of the Muzaffarpur City in India, it holds the 24th position out of the total 640 districts in India.

Muzaffarpur Population Density, Sex Ratio, and Literacy Rate

Muzaffarpur has the population density of 1,514 people per square kilometre. Taking about the Sex Ratio, this district has 900 females for every 1000 males. The literacy rate of Muzaffarpur is 63.4%, Therefore, you can call it a literate district.

Religions and Languages in Muzaffarpur District

Hindus and Muslims are the major population in Muzaffarpur with Hindus holds the 84 percent population and Muslims holds the 15.53 percent population. Other than Hindus and Muslims, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain also live in Muzaffarpur but their population is comparatively very low with respect to the Hindus and Muslims. In the table below, I have listed out the Religion percentage in Muzaffarpur.

Religions in Muzaffarpur

ReligionPercent
Hindus84%
Muslims15.53%
Not Stated0.33%
Christian0.11%
Sikh0.02%
Buddhist0.01%
Jain0.01%

Muzaffarpur Language

Now, coming to the language, again as per census 2011, 90.93% of Muzaffarpur Janta speaks Hindi. After that, 7.65% spoke Urdu and 1.33% spoke Maithili as their first language.

History of Muzaffarpur City Population

If you follow the decadal variation in population since 1901 as per a census of India report, then, it goes like as I have listed in the table below.

YearPopulationPopulation Growth Rate Per annum
19011,078,094—    
19111,113,058+0.32%
19211,077,631−0.32%
19311,150,419+0.66%
19411,269,186+0.99%
19511,377,181+0.82%
19611,598,346+1.50%
19711,909,059+1.79%
19812,357,388+2.13%
19912,953,903+2.28%
20013,746,714+2.41%
20114,801,062+2.51%

So, that is all information we have about the Muzaffarpur City Population, if you have any suggestion or information to let us know, you can comment it in the below comment box.

Also Read: A Complete Guide to Muzaffarpur Railway Station


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