District Fact Sheet - Chitwan

Area in sq. km

2,218

Elevation (m)

244-1,945

District Headquarter

Bharatpur

Number of VDC/Municipality

36/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

472,048

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.99

Under14 Population (%)

36.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.7

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.84

Number of Household

92,863

Average Household size

5.08

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

213

Urban Population (%)

26.93

Ranking among Districts

By Population

17

By Area

23

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.04

By Area

1.51

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

70.76

Male

78.82

Female

62.84

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.9

L. Secondary

45.4

Secondary

29.5

Human Development Index

0.370

Population per Doctor

14,752

Population per Hospital Bed

2,348

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

79.05

Population with access to Safe drinking water

44.15

Population Influenced per Km of Road

444

Total Road (Km.)

798



District Fact Sheet - Parsa

Area in sq. km

1,353

Elevation (m)

122-925

District Headquarter

Birgunj

Number of VDC/Municipality

82/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

497,219

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.1

Under14 Population (%)

40.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.1

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.84

Number of Household

79,456

Average Household size

6.26

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

367

Urban Population (%)

22.62

Ranking among Districts

By Population

15

By Area

55

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.15

By Area

0.92

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

42.40

Male

55.28

Female

28.05

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

60.6

L. Secondary

27.0

Secondary

14.5

Human Development Index

0.355

Population per Doctor

12,127

Population per Hospital Bed

1,763

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

23.21

Population with access to Safe drinking water

78.6

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,105

Total Road (Km.)

337



District Fact Sheet - Bara

Area in sq. km

1,190

Elevation (m)

152-915

District Headquarter

Kalaiya

Number of VDC/Municipality

98/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

559,135

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.07

Under14 Population (%)

41.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.93

Number of Household

87,706

Average Household size

6.38

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

470

Urban Population (%)

5.77

Ranking among Districts

By Population

12

By Area

61

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.42

By Area

0.81

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

42.35

Male

54.72

Female

28.98

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

71.8

L. Secondary

27.7

Secondary

17.5

Human Development Index

0.309

Population per Doctor

93,189

Population per Hospital Bed

22,365

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

22.16

Population with access to Safe drinking water

62.33

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,241

Total Road (Km.)

335



District Fact Sheet - Rautahat

Area in sq. km

1,126

Elevation (m)

122-244

District Headquarter

Gaur

Number of VDC/Municipality

96/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

545,132

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.07

Under14 Population (%)

40.6

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.79

Number of Household

88,162

Average Household size

6.18

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

484

Urban Population (%)

4.66

Ranking among Districts

By Population

14

By Area

66

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.35

By Area

0.77

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

32.50

Male

42.56

Female

21.60

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

58.4

L. Secondary

25.1

Secondary

20.3

Human Development Index

0.308

Population per Doctor

90,855

Population per Hospital Bed

21,805

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

17.18

Population with access to Safe drinking water

54.86

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,832

Total Road (Km.)

226



District Fact Sheet - Makwanpur

Area in sq. km

2,426

Elevation (m)

305-2,743

District Headquarter

Hetauda

Number of VDC/Municipality

43/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

392,604

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.03

Under14 Population (%)

40.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.13

Number of Household

71,112

Average Household size

5.52

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

162

Urban Population (%)

17.44

Ranking among Districts

By Population

19

By Area

17

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.70

By Area

1.65

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

63.18

Male

72.40

Female

53.71

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

88.1

L. Secondary

26.6

Secondary

13.9

Human Development Index

0.309

Population per Doctor

35,691

Population per Hospital Bed

7,852

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

66.72

Population with access to Safe drinking water

62.00

Population Influenced per Km of Road

965

Total Road (Km.)

326



District Fact Sheet - Dhading

Area in sq. km

1,926

Elevation (m)

488-7409

District Headquarter

Dhadingbesi

Number of VDC/Municipality

50/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

338,658

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.96

Under14 Population (%)

40.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.97

Number of Household

62,759

Average Household size

5.40

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

176

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

25

By Area

31

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.46

By Area

1.31

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

43.48

Male

53.69

Female

33.81

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

92.6

L. Secondary

26.7

Secondary

15.8

Human Development Index

0.258

Population per Doctor

67,732

Population per Hospital Bed

13,546

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

46.0

Population with access to Safe drinking water

35.70

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,106

Total Road (Km.)

2,522



District Fact Sheet - Nuwakot

Area in sq. km

1,121

Elevation (m)

518-4,876

District Headquarter

Bidur

Number of VDC/Municipality

61/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

288,478

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.98

Under14 Population (%)

39.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.59

Number of Household

53,169

Average Household size

5.43

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

257

Urban Population (%)

7.24

Ranking among Districts

By Population

32

By Area

67

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.25

By Area

0.76

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

51.15

Male

62.14

Female

40.41

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

92.8

L. Secondary

36.7

Secondary

23.1

Human Development Index

0.312

Population per Doctor

48,080

Population per Hospital Bed

19,232

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

47.37

Population with access to Safe drinking water

47.59

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,031

Total Road (Km.)

238



District Fact Sheet - Lalitpur

Area in sq. km

385

Elevation (m)

457-2,831

District Headquarter

Lalitpur

Number of VDC/Municipality

41/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

337,785

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.04

Under14 Population (%)

29

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.7

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.7

Number of Household

68,922

Average Household size

4.90

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

877

Urban Population (%)

48.25

Ranking among Districts

By Population

26

By Area

74

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.46

By Area

0.26

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

70.77

Male

80.84

Female

60.26

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

92.8

L. Secondary

51.0

Secondary

32.2

Human Development Index

0.523

Population per Doctor

21,112

Population per Hospital Bed

759

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

80.85

Population with access to Safe drinking water

80.87

Population Influenced per Km of Road

761

Total Road (Km.)

338



District Fact Sheet - Kavrepananchowk

Area in sq. km

1,396

Elevation (m)

1,007-3,018

District Headquarter

Dhulikhel

Number of VDC/Municipality

87/3

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

385,672

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1

Under14 Population (%)

39

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2

Number of Household

70,509

Average Household size

5

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

276

Urban Population (%)

14

Ranking among Districts

By Population

21

By Area

51

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2

By Area

1

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

63.75

Male

75.54

Female

52.53

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.4

L. Secondary

36.0

Secondary

21.4

Human Development Index

0.380

Population per Doctor

96,418

Population per Hospital Bed

2,735

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

63.32

Population with access to Safe drinking water

53.87

Population Influenced per Km of Road

842

Total Road (Km.)

385



District Fact Sheet - Sindhuli

Area in sq. km

2,491

Elevation (m)

305-2,787

District Headquarter

Sindhuligadhi

Number of VDC/Municipality

53/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

279,821

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.99

Under14 Population (%)

42.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.24

Number of Household

48,758

Average Household size

5.74

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

112

Urban Population (%)

11.84

Ranking among Districts

By Population

36

By Area

15

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.21

By Area

1.69

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

50.13

Male

62.30

Female

38.11

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

88.4

L. Secondary

26.5

Secondary

15.2

Human Development Index

0.295

Population per Doctor

55,452

Population per Hospital Bed

18,484

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

27.03

Population with access to Safe drinking water

41.02

Population Influenced per Km of Road

2,391

Total Road (Km.)

94



District Fact Sheet - Sarlahi

Area in sq. km

1,259

Elevation (m)

60-659

District Headquarter

Malangawa

Number of VDC/Municipality

99/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

635,701

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.07

Under14 Population (%)

40.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.3

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.64

Number of Household

111,076

Average Household size

5.72

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

505

Urban Population (%)

2.91

Ranking among Districts

By Population

6

By Area

57

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.75

By Area

0.86

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

36.17

Male

46.39

Female

25.13

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

55.9

L. Secondary

23.9

Secondary

15.4

Human Development Index

0.295

Population per Doctor

79,463

Population per Hospital Bed

42,380

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.45

Population with access to Safe drinking water

79.60

Population Influenced per Km of Road

963

Total Road (Km.)

512



District Fact Sheet - Mahottari

Area in sq. km

1,002

Elevation (m)

61-808

District Headquarter

Jaleshwor

Number of VDC/Municipality

76/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

553,481

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.08

Under14 Population (%)

40.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.3

Number of Household

94,229

Average Household size

5.87

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

552

Urban Population (%)

3.98

Ranking among Districts

By Population

13

By Area

69

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.39

By Area

0.68

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

34.36

Male

45.33

Female

22.30

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

74.2

L. Secondary

29.2

Secondary

19.0

Human Development Index

0.322

Population per Doctor

79,069

Population per Hospital Bed

6,512

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

17.81

Population with access to Safe drinking water

94.96

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,092

Total Road (Km.)

403



District Fact Sheet - Dhanusa

Area in sq. km

1,180

Elevation (m)

61-610

District Headquarter

Janakpurdham

Number of VDC/Municipality

101/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

671,364

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.09

Under14 Population (%)

40.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.1

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.34

Number of Household

117,417

Average Household size

5.72

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

569

Urban Population (%)

11.05

Ranking among Districts

By Population

5

By Area

63

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.90

By Area

0.80

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

48.37

Male

59.61

Female

36.07

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

36.6

L. Secondary

18.4

Secondary

14.1

Human Development Index

0.329

Population per Doctor

19,746

Population per Hospital Bed

6,714

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

40.94

Population with access to Safe drinking water

63.53

Population Influenced per Km of Road

911

Total Road (Km.)

597



District Fact Sheet - Kathmandu

Area in sq. km

395

Elevation (m)

1,72-2,732

District Headquarter

Kathmandu

Number of VDC/Municipality

57/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

7

Total Population

1,081,845

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.14

Under14 Population (%)

28.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

4.82

Number of Household

235,387

Average Household size

4.60

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

2739

Urban Population (%)

64.11

Ranking among Districts

By Population

1

By Area

73

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

4.67

By Area

0.27

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

77.07

Male

86.35

Female

66.44

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

85.9

L. Secondary

61.5

Secondary

51.9

Human Development Index

0.603

Population per Doctor

3,948

Population per Hospital Bed

616

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

92.41

Population with access to Safe drinking water

84.15

Population Influenced per Km of Road

840

Total Road (Km.)

804



District Fact Sheet - Bhaktapur

Area in sq. km

1191

Elevation (m)

1,372-2,166

District Headquarter

Bhaktapur

Number of VDC/Municipality

16/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

225,461

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.04

Under14 Population (%)

30.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.71

Number of Household

41,253

Average Household size

5.47

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

1895

Urban Population (%)

53.35

Ranking among Districts

By Population

42

By Area

75

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.97

By Area

0.08

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

70.30

Male

80.86

Female

59.38

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

88.2

L. Secondary

56.1

Secondary

36.5

Human Development Index

0.393

Population per Doctor

10,248

Population per Hospital Bed

2,451

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

90.34

Population with access to Safe drinking water

56.49

Population Influenced per Km of Road

97

Total Road (Km.)

177



District Fact Sheet - Ramechhap

Area in sq. km

1,546

Elevation (m)

1,000-4,848

District Headquarter

Manthali

Number of VDC/Municipality

55/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

212,408

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.9

Under14 Population (%)

42.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.22

Number of Household

40,386

Average Household size

5.26

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

137

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

46

By Area

43

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.92

By Area

1.05

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

39.05

Male

53.37

Female

26.37

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

91.8

L. Secondary

30.0

Secondary

19.8

Human Development Index

0.315

Population per Doctor

70,803

Population per Hospital Bed

14,161

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

34.36

Population with access to Safe drinking water

55.39

Population Influenced per Km of Road

5,531

Total Road (Km.)

34



District Fact Sheet - Sindhupalchowk

Area in sq. km

2,542

Elevation (m)

850-7,080

District Headquarter

Chautara

Number of VDC/Municipality

79/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

305,857

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.99

Under14 Population (%)

39.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.59

Number of Household

60,452

Average Household size

5.06

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

120

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

29

By Area

13

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.32

By Area

1.73

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

40.19

Male

51.37

Female

29.12

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.4

L. Secondary

23.1

Secondary

12.9

Human Development Index

0.277

Population per Doctor

58,744

Population per Hospital Bed

14,686

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

44.67

Population with access to Safe drinking water

66.7

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,261

Total Road (Km.)

207



District Fact Sheet - Rasuwa

Area in sq. km

1,544

Elevation (m)

905-7408

District Headquarter

Dhunche

Number of VDC/Municipality

18/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

44,731

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.09

Under14 Population (%)

38

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.1

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.91

Number of Household

8,696

Average Household size

5.14

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

29

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

70

By Area

45

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.19

By Area

1.05

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

33.96

Male

42.49

Female

24.53

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

80.5

L. Secondary

36.7

Secondary

26.0

Human Development Index

0.246

Population per Doctor

22,366

Population per Hospital Bed

2,982

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

31.51

Population with access to Safe drinking water

91.74

Population Influenced per Km of Road

360

Total Road (Km.)

102



District Fact Sheet - Dolakha

Area in sq. km

2,191

Elevation (m)

762-7,183

District Headquarter

Charikot

Number of VDC/Municipality

51/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

204,229

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.96

Under14 Population (%)

38.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.67

Number of Household

43,165

Average Household size

4.73

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

93

Urban Population (%)

11.43

Ranking among Districts

By Population

50

By Area

24

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.88

By Area

1.49

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

50.64

Male

63.54

Female

38.32

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

88.4

L. Secondary

36.6

Secondary

18.4

Human Development Index

0.340

Population per Doctor

58,637

Population per Hospital Bed

4,754

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

65.18

Population with access to Safe drinking water

66.60

Population Influenced per Km of Road

973

Total Road (Km.)

178