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Population of Bihar

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 27,311,865 --
1911 28,314,281 3.67-
1921 28,126,675 -0.66 -4.33
1931 31,347,108 11.45 12.11
1941 35,170,840 12.20 0.75
1951 29,085,017 -17.30 -29.50
1961 46,447,457 59.70 77.00
1971 56,353,369 21.33 -38.37
1981 69,914,734 24.06 2.73
1991 64,530,554 -7.70 -31.76
2001 82,998,509 28.62 36.32
2011 104,099,452 25.42 -3.20
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 12,765,029 12.26 11,600,288 12.56 1,164,741 9.91
05-09 15,036,277 14.44 13,630,801 14.76 1,405,476 11.95
10-14 13,919,882 13.37 12,472,947 13.51 1,446,935 12.31
15-19 9,472,695 9.10 8,243,729 8.93 1,228,966 10.45
20-24 8,064,735 7.75 7,011,053 7.59 1,053,682 8.96
25-29 7,671,705 7.37 6,722,688 7.28 949,017 8.07
30-34 7,055,737 6.78 6,203,044 6.72 852,693 7.25
35-39 6,457,261 6.20 5,671,251 6.14 786,010 6.68
40-44 5,165,692 4.96 4,510,868 4.88 654,824 5.57
45-49 4,270,374 4.10 3,721,533 4.03 548,841 4.67
50-54 3,312,740 3.18 2,885,694 3.13 427,046 3.63
55-59 2,796,678 2.69 2,450,329 2.65 346,349 2.95
60-64 3,008,008 2.89 2,677,437 2.90 330,571 2.81
65-69 2,089,779 2.01 1,870,640 2.03 219,139 1.86
70-74 1,379,531 1.33 1,231,828 1.33 147,703 1.26
75-79 550,479 0.53 486,894 0.53 63,585 0.54
80+ 679,348 0.65 601,387 0.65 77,961 0.66
Age not stated 403,502 0.39 349,025 0.38 54,477 0.46
Total 104099452 92341436 11758016