District Fact Sheet - Siraha

Area in sq. km

1,188

Elevation (m)

76-895

District Headquarter

Lahan

Number of VDC/Municipality

106/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

572,399

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.06

Under14 Population (%)

40.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.1

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.17

Number of Household

100,010

Average Household size

5.72

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

482

Urban Population (%)

9.06

Ranking among Districts

By Population

9

By Area

62

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.47

By Area

0.81

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

40.31

Male

53.04

Female

26.80

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

68.8

L. Secondary

29.5

Secondary

21.7

Human Development Index

0.350

Population per Doctor

63,320

Population per Hospital Bed

2,000

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.97

Population with access to Safe drinking water

53.43

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,536

Total Road (Km.)

300



District Fact Sheet - Saptari

Area in sq. km

1,363

Elevation (m)

61-305

District Headquarter

Rajbiraj

Number of VDC/Municipality

114/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

570,282

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.04

Under14 Population (%)

39.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.15

Number of Household

101,141

Average Household size

5.64

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

418

Urban Population (%)

5.32

Ranking among Districts

By Population

10

By Area

53

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.46

By Area

0.93

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

49.28

Male

62.76

Female

35.18

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

68.5

L. Secondary

33.4

Secondary

26.3

Human Development Index

0.374

Population per Doctor

28,514

Population per Hospital Bed

11,406

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

25.80

Population with access to Safe drinking water

58.44

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,579

Total Road (Km.)

295



District Fact Sheet - Okhaldhunga

Area in sq. km

1,074

Elevation (m)

359-3,330

District Headquarter

Okhaldhunga

Number of VDC/Municipality

56/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

156,702

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.93

Under14 Population (%)

41.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.14

Number of Household

30,121

Average Household size

5.20

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

146

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

59

By Area

68

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.68

By Area

0.73

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

49.12

Male

63.43

Female

36.12

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

89.7

L. Secondary

34.8

Secondary

23.1

Human Development Index

0.340

Population per Doctor

78,351

Population per Hospital Bed

3,334

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

56.67

Population with access to Safe drinking water

69.41

Population Influenced per Km of Road

8,203

Total Road (Km.)

17



District Fact Sheet - Udayapur

Area in sq. km

2,063

Elevation (m)

360-2,310

District Headquarter

Katari

Number of VDC/Municipality

44/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

287,689

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1

Under14 Population (%)

41.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.64

Number of Household

51,603

Average Household size

5.58

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

139

Urban Population (%)

19.22

Ranking among Districts

By Population

34

By Area

27

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.24

By Area

1.40

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

53.31

Male

64.52

Female

42.16

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

85.3

L. Secondary

36

Secondary

19.2

Human Development Index

0.355

Population per Doctor

57,538

Population per Hospital Bed

19,179

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

24.14

Population with access to Safe drinking water

44.75

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,112

Total Road (Km.)

199



District Fact Sheet - Khotang

Area in sq. km

1,591

Elevation (m)

152-3,620

District Headquarter

Diktel

Number of VDC/Municipality

76/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

231,385

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.95

Under14 Population (%)

41.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

0.73

Number of Household

42,866

Average Household size

5.40

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

145

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

40

By Area

42

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.00

By Area

1.08

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

49.87

Male

62.11

Female

38.44

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

87.5

L. Secondary

36.2

Secondary

25.5

Human Development Index

0.318

Population per Doctor

46,277

Population per Hospital Bed

15,426

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

36.18

Population with access to Safe drinking water

45.97

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Bhojpur

Area in sq. km

1,507

Elevation (m)

152-7,320

District Headquarter

Bhojpur

Number of VDC/Municipality

63/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

203,018

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.93

Under14 Population (%)

8.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

0.32

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

39,841

Number of Household

5.14

Average Household size

135

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

0.0

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

51

By Area

48

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.88

By Area

1.02

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

54.52

Male

65.84

Female

44.15

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.2

L. Secondary

30.6

Secondary

17.7

Human Development Index

0.351

Population per Doctor

40,604

Population per Hospital Bed

13,535

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

48.67

Population with access to Safe drinking water

32.83

Population Influenced per Km of Road

66,261

Total Road (Km.)

3



District Fact Sheet - Solukhumbu

Area in sq. km

3,321

Elevation (m)

1,500-8,848

District Headquarter

Salleri

Number of VDC/Municipality

34/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

107,686

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.98

Under14 Population (%)

39.6

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.3

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.04

Number of Household

21,667

Average Household size

4.97

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

33

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

67

By Area

9

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.47

By Area

2.26

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

45.81

Male

56.63

Female

35.41

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.8

L. Secondary

33.6

Secondary

17.1

Human Development Index

0.354

Population per Doctor

26,922

Population per Hospital Bed

3,590

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

50.72

Population with access to Safe drinking water

71.90

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Sankhuwasabha

Area in sq. km

3,480

Elevation (m)

345-8,470

District Headquarter

Khandbari

Number of VDC/Municipality

33/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

159,203

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.96

Under14 Population (%)

39.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.18

Number of Household

30,766

Average Household size

5.17

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

46

Urban Population (%)

13.69

Ranking among Districts

By Population

57

By Area

7

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.69

By Area

2.36

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

55.31

Male

65.62

Female

45.51

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.1

L. Secondary

26.8

Secondary

13.9

Human Development Index

0.365

Population per Doctor

39,801

Population per Hospital Bed

10,614

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

59.13

Population with access to Safe drinking water

46.28

Population Influenced per Km of Road

3,592

Total Road (Km.)

40



District Fact Sheet - Terathum

Area in sq. km

679

Elevation (m)

345-2,962

District Headquarter

Myanglung

Number of VDC/Municipality

32/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

113,111

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.94

Under14 Population (%)

38.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.1

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.04

Number of Household

20,682

Average Household size

5.47

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

167

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

65

By Area

71

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.49

By Area

0.46

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

59.02

Male

71.05

Female

47.85

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

95.0

L. Secondary

45.4

Secondary

29.8

Human Development Index

0.339

Population per Doctor

28,278

Population per Hospital Bed

7,541

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

53.07

Population with access to Safe drinking water

72.83

Population Influenced per Km of Road

2,286

Total Road (Km.)

45



District Fact Sheet - Dhankuta

Area in sq. km

891

Elevation (m)

609-2,438

District Headquarter

Dhankuta

Number of VDC/Municipality

35/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

166,479

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.97

Under14 Population (%)

36.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.24

Number of Household

32,571

Average Household size

5.11

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

187

Urban Population (%)

12.41

Ranking among Districts

By Population

56

By Area

70

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.72

By Area

0.61

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

63.98

Male

74.19

Female

54.13

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

94.6

L. Secondary

41.1

Secondary

26.1

Human Development Index

0.401

Population per Doctor

27,747

Population per Hospital Bed

11,099

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

64.19

Population with access to Safe drinking water

95.73

Population Influenced per Km of Road

760

Total Road (Km.)

193



District Fact Sheet - Sunsari

Area in sq. km

1,257

Elevation (m)

152-914

District Headquarter

Dharan

Number of VDC/Municipality

49/3

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

625,633

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.02

Under14 Population (%)

38.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

3.04

Number of Household

120,295

Average Household size

5.20

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

498

Urban Population (%)

25.53

Ranking among Districts

By Population

7

By Area

58

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.70

By Area

0.85

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

60.38

Male

70.64

Female

50.00

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

79.0

L. Secondary

35.8

Secondary

25.9

Human Development Index

0.382

Population per Doctor

69,515

Population per Hospital Bed

830

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

52.88

Population with access to Safe drinking water

72.44

Population Influenced per Km of Road

984

Total Road (Km.)

471



District Fact Sheet - Morang

Area in sq. km

1855

Elevation (m)

140-2,409

District Headquarter

Biratnagar

Number of VDC/Municipality

65/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

7

Total Population

843220

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.01

Under14 Population (%)

36.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.23

Number of Household

167875

Average Household size

5.02

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

455

Urban Population (%)

19.77

Ranking among Districts

By Population

2

By Area

33

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

3.64

By Area

1.26

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

56.74

Male

66.84

Female

46.61

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

81.6

L. Secondary

43.6

Secondary

24.1

Human Development Index

0.421

Population per Doctor

14054

Population per Hospital Bed

4154

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

41.65

Population with access to Safe drinking water

52.96

Population Influenced per Km of Road

978

Total Road (Km.)

690



District Fact Sheet - Jhapa

Area in sq. km

1606

Elevation (m)

125-381

District Headquarter

Chandragadi

Number of VDC/Municipality

47/3

Number of Constituency (ies)

5

Total Population

688109

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.99

Under14 Population (%)

34.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.52

Number of Household

137301

Average Household size

5.01

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

428

Urban Population (%)

13.03

Ranking among Districts

By Population

4

By Area

41

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.97

By Area

1.09

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

66.93

Male

75.35

Female

58.65

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

87.8

L. Secondary

40.6

Secondary

23.3

Human Development Index

0.421

Population per Doctor

30145

Population per Hospital Bed

5862

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

62.7

Population with access to Safe drinking water

53.68

Population Influenced per Km of Road

988

Total Road (Km.)

601



District Fact Sheet - Ilam

Area in sq. km

1703

Elevation (m)

610-3679

District Headquarter

Ilam

Number of VDC/Municipality

48-1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

282806

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.01

Under14 Population (%)

37.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.1

Number of Household

54565

Average Household size

5.18

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

166

Urban Population (%)

5.74

Ranking among Districts

By Population

35

By Area

37

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.22

By Area

1.16

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

66.23

Male

74.10

Female

58.23

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.3

L. Secondary

26.1

Secondary

10.2

Human Development Index

0.380

Population per Doctor

47134

Population per Hospital Bed

18854

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

75.94

Population with access to Safe drinking water

50.15

Population Influenced per Km of Road

635

Total Road (Km.)

361



District Fact Sheet - Panchthar

Area in sq. km

1241

Elevation (m)

609-3675

District Headquarter

Phidim

Number of VDC/Municipality

41/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

202056

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.96

Under14 Population (%)

41.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.45

Number of Household

37260

Average Household size

5.42

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

163

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

52

By Area

59

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.87

By Area

0.84

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

55.31

Male

65.62

Female

45.51

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

86.4

L. Secondary

37.1

Secondary

17.2

Human Development Index

0.328

Population per Doctor

40411

Population per Hospital Bed

13470

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

56.83

Population with access to Safe drinking water

57.34

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1108

Total Road (Km.)

158



District Fact Sheet - Taplejung

Area in sq. km

3.646

Elevation (m)

777-8598

District Headquarter

Taplejung

Number of VDC/Municipality

50/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

134698

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.97

Under14 Population (%)

40.63

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.60

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.21

Number of Household

24764

Average Household size

5.4

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

38

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

61

By Area

3

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.58

By Area

2.48

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

52.21

Male

62.53

Female

42.34

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

64.2

L. Secondary

42.1

Secondary

28.1

Human Development Index

0.328

Population per Doctor

33675

Population per Hospital Bed

8980

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

47.5

Population with access to Safe drinking water

61.61

Population Influenced per Km of Road

3288

Total Road (Km.)

37