Katihar is a district located in Bihar state of India. There are total 16 blocks which comes under Katihar district, and there are total 1405 villages and 2 towns which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Katihar district is 212 and number of houses in this district is 569959.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 2818139. Out of total 2818139, male population count is 1466817, where as female population count is 1351322 in Katihar.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 582955 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 582955 children 297115 are boys and 285840 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Katihar district is 39%. 1114092 out of total 2818139 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 45% and 668284 males are literate out of total 1466817 male population, where as female literacy rate is 67% and 445808 out of total 1351322 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Katihar district is 60%. 1704047 out of total 2818139 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 54% and 798533 males are illiterate out of total 1466817 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 67% and 905514 out of total 1351322 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Katihar district is 942335 and non-working population is 1875804 and out of 942335 working population 136290 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.