District Fact Sheet - Humla

Area in sq. km

5,655

Elevation (m)

1,524-7,337

District Headquarter

Simikot

Number of VDC/Municipality

27/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

40,595

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.07

Under14 Population (%)

40.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.7

Number of Household

6,953

Average Household size

5.84

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

7

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

72

By Area

2

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.18

By Area

3.84

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

26.62

Male

40.66

Female

11.52

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

77.2

L. Secondary

20.4

Secondary

12.2

Human Development Index

0.244

Population per Doctor

13,532

Population per Hospital Bed

2,706

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.12

Population with access to Safe drinking water

58.64

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Mugu

Area in sq. km

3535

Elevation (m)

1,524-7,045

District Headquarter

Gamgadi

Number of VDC/Municipality

24/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

43,937

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.03

Under14 Population (%)

41.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.93

Number of Household

82.61

Average Household size

5.32

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

12

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

71

By Area

6

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.19

By Area

2.40

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

27.79

Male

45.13

Female

9.19

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

75.0

L. Secondary

20.9

Secondary

9.0

Human Development Index

0.147

Population per Doctor

31,465

Population per Hospital Bed

2,098

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

14.23

Population with access to Safe drinking water

85.25

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Kalikot

Area in sq. km

1741

Elevation (m)

1,500-4,790

District Headquarter

Manma

Number of VDC/Municipality

30/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

105,580

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.02

Under14 Population (%)

40.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.75

Number of Household

18,487

Average Household size

5.71

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

61

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

68

By Area

35

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.46

By Area

1.18

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

37.51

Male

53.75

Female

16.98

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

78.4

L. Secondary

19.7

Secondary

6.2

Human Development Index

0.177

Population per Doctor

5,755

Population per Hospital Bed

0.0

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

39.26

Population with access to Safe drinking water

65.14

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Jumla

Area in sq. km

2531

Elevation (m)

915-4,679

District Headquarter

Jumla

Number of VDC/Municipality

30/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

89,427

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.05

Under14 Population (%)

42.6

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

3.7

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.64

Number of Household

15,850

Average Household size

5.64

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

35

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

69

By Area

14

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.39

By Area

1.72

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

32.41

Male

46.90

Female

16.70

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

76.6

L. Secondary

21.6

Secondary

6.7

Human Development Index

0.218

Population per Doctor

23,075

Population per Hospital Bed

4,615

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

51.74

Population with access to Safe drinking water

40.11

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Dolpa

Area in sq. km

7,889

Elevation (m)

1,225-7,625

District Headquarter

Dunai

Number of VDC/Municipality

23/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

29,545

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.99

Under14 Population (%)

38.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.7

Number of Household

5,812

Average Household size

5.08

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

4

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

73

By Area

1

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.13

By Area

5.36

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

34.66

Male

49.21

Female

19.61

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

52.4

L. Secondary

22.2

Secondary

12.0

Human Development Index

0.218

Population per Doctor

22,071

Population per Hospital Bed

0.0

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

13.67

Population with access to Safe drinking water

70.07

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Jajarkot

Area in sq. km

2,230

Elevation (m)

610-5,412

District Headquarter

Khalanga

Number of VDC/Municipality

30/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

134,868

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.03

Under14 Population (%)

41.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

3.3

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.6

Number of Household

24,147

Average Household size

5.59

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

60

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

60

By Area

22

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.58

By Area

1.52

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

39.36

Male

49.19

Female

28.93

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

91.0

L. Secondary

17.8

Secondary

8.4

Human Development Index

0.210

Population per Doctor

44,956

Population per Hospital Bed

8,991

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.56

Population with access to Safe drinking water

74.78

Population Influenced per Km of Road

4,221

Total Road (Km.)

21



District Fact Sheet - Dailekh

Area in sq. km

1,502

Elevation (m)

544-4,168

District Headquarter

Dailekh

Number of VDC/Municipality

55/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

225,201

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.96

Under14 Population (%)

45

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.89

Number of Household

41,140

Average Household size

5.47

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

150

Urban Population (%)

8.63

Ranking among Districts

By Population

43

By Area

49

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.97

By Area

1.02

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

47.44

Male

63.98

Female

31.82

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

85.9

L. Secondary

26.1

Secondary

14.3

Human Development Index

0.246

Population per Doctor

56,300

Population per Hospital Bed

15,013

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.09

Population with access to Safe drinking water

45.83

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,311

Total Road (Km.)

143



District Fact Sheet - Surkhet

Area in sq. km

2,451

Elevation (m)

198-2,347

District Headquarter

Birendranagar

Number of VDC/Municipality

50/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

288,527

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.98

Under14 Population (%)

41.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.46

Number of Household

54,047

Average Household size

5.34

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

118

Urban Population (%)

11.17

Ranking among Districts

By Population

31

By Area

16

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.25

By Area

1.67

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

62.48

Male

73.74

Female

51.49

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

94.4

L. Secondary

24.7

Secondary

11.4

Human Development Index

0.357

Population per Doctor

26,987

Population per Hospital Bed

17,991

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

51.68

Population with access to Safe drinking water

88.74

Population Influenced per Km of Road

685

Total Road (Km.)

330



District Fact Sheet - Bardiya

Area in sq. km

2,025

Elevation (m)

152-1,457

District Headquarter

Gulariya

Number of VDC/Municipality

31/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

382,649

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.01

Under14 Population (%)

41.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.79

Number of Household

59,569

Average Household size

6.42

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

189

Urban Population (%)

12.02

Ranking among Districts

By Population

22

By Area

28

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.65

By Area

1.38

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

45.41

Male

55.05

Female

35.64

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

86.4

L. Secondary

20.8

Secondary

11.0

Human Development Index

0.304

Population per Doctor

63,775

Population per Hospital Bed

25,510

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

27.44

Population with access to Safe drinking water

94.18

Population Influenced per Km of Road

952

Total Road (Km.)

305



District Fact Sheet - Banke

Area in sq. km

2,337

Elevation (m)

129-1,290

District Headquarter

Nepalgunj

Number of VDC/Municipality

46/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

385,840

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.06

Under14 Population (%)

40.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

3.16

Number of Household

67,269

Average Household size

5.74

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

165

Urban Population (%)

14.91

Ranking among Districts

By Population

20

By Area

18

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.67

By Area

1.59

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

57.36

Male

65.30

Female

48.94

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

61.8

L. Secondary

22.1

Secondary

11.8

Human Development Index

0.309

Population per Doctor

12,446

Population per Hospital Bed

2,427

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

50.37

Population with access to Safe drinking water

90.10

Population Influenced per Km of Road

842

Total Road (Km.)

339



District Fact Sheet - Dang

Area in sq. km

2,955

Elevation (m)

213-2,058

District Headquarter

Ghorahi

Number of VDC/Municipality

39/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

462,380

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.98

Under14 Population (%)

41.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.67

Number of Household

82,495

Average Household size

5.60

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

156

Urban Population (%)

16.65

Ranking among Districts

By Population

18

By Area

11

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.00

By Area

2.01

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

57.70

Male

68.98

Female

46.72

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

82.6

L. Secondary

24.7

Secondary

12.1

Human Development Index

0.299

Population per Doctor

46,238

Population per Hospital Bed

5,780

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

38.64

Population with access to Safe drinking water

77.88

Population Influenced per Km of Road

669

Total Road (Km.)

530



District Fact Sheet - Salyan

Area in sq. km

1,462

Elevation (m)

457-3,049

District Headquarter

Salyan

Number of VDC/Municipality

47/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

213,500

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.06

Under14 Population (%)

40.8

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.63

Number of Household

38,084

Average Household size

5.61

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

146

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

44

By Area

50

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.92

By Area

0.99

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

48.15

Male

59.80

Female

35.98

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.2

L. Secondary

20.9

Secondary

9.8

Human Development Index

0.250

Population per Doctor

15,161

Population per Hospital Bed

4,043

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

28.81

Population with access to Safe drinking water

59.05

Population Influenced per Km of Road

887

Total Road (Km.)

205



District Fact Sheet - Rukum

Area in sq. km

2,877

Elevation (m)

762-6,072

District Headquarter

Musikot

Number of VDC/Municipality

43/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

188,438

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.03

Under14 Population (%)

40.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

4.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.88

Number of Household

33,501

Average Household size

5.62

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

65

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

53

By Area

12

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.81

By Area

1.95

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

39.75

Male

50.45

Female

28.60

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

86.0

L. Secondary

18.3

Secondary

8.8

Human Development Index

0.270

Population per Doctor

62,813

Population per Hospital Bed

4,711

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

15.91

Population with access to Safe drinking water

77.71

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Rolpa

Area in sq. km

1879

Elevation (m)

701-3,639

District Headquarter

Liwang

Number of VDC/Municipality

51/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

210,004

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.94

Under14 Population (%)

43.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

5.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.6

Number of Household

38,512

Average Household size

5.45

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

112

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

47

By Area

32

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.91

By Area

1.28

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

37.25

Male

52.84

Female

22.88

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

85.7

L. Secondary

13.0

Secondary

4.1

Human Development Index

0.264

Population per Doctor

105,002

Population per Hospital Bed

0.0

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

9.45

Population with access to Safe drinking water

61.69

Population Influenced per Km of Road

2,851

Total Road (Km.)

63



District Fact Sheet - Pyuthan

Area in sq. km

1,309

Elevation (m)

305-3,659

District Headquarter

Khalanga

Number of VDC/Municipality

49/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

212,484

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.86

Under14 Population (%)

45.4

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.5

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.92

Number of Household

40,183

Average Household size

5.29

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

162

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

45

By Area

56

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.92

By Area

0.89

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

46.57

Male

62.15

Female

33.71

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

92.7

L. Secondary

22.4

Secondary

9.3

Human Development Index

0.323

Population per Doctor

42,497

Population per Hospital Bed

14,166

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

21.17

Population with access to Safe drinking water

62.03

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,070

Total Road (Km.)

164