District Fact Sheet - Arghakanchi

Area in sq. km

1,193

Elevation (m)

305-2,512

District Headquarter

Sandhikharka

Number of VDC/Municipality

42/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

208,391

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.86

Under14 Population (%)

42.9

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.45

Number of Household

40,869

Average Household size

5.10

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

175

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

48

By Area

60

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.90

By Area

0.81

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

55.90

Male

67.01

Female

46.72

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

81.1

L. Secondary

48.1

Secondary

28.4

Human Development Index

0.331

Population per Doctor

41,678

Population per Hospital Bed

13,893

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

45.48

Population with access to Safe drinking water

53.66

Population Influenced per Km of Road

845

Total Road (Km.)

339



District Fact Sheet - Kapilvastu

Area in sq. km

1,738

Elevation (m)

100-185

District Headquarter

Taulihawa

Number of VDC/Municipality

77/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

481,976

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.06

Under14 Population (%)

41.2

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.64

Number of Household

72,932

Average Household size

6.61

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

277

Urban Population (%)

5.64

Ranking among Districts

By Population

16

By Area

36

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.08

By Area

1.18

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

41.46

Male

52.89

Female

29.27

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.4

L. Secondary

31.7

Secondary

17.2

Human Development Index

0.286

Population per Doctor

68,854

Population per Hospital Bed

8,763

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

18.24

Population with access to Safe drinking water

82.51

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,106

Total Road (Km.)

336



District Fact Sheet - Rupandehi

Area in sq. km

1,360

Elevation (m)

100-300

District Headquarter

Bhairahawa

Number of VDC/Municipality

69/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

6

Total Population

708,419

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.04

Under14 Population (%)

39.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.97

Number of Household

117,856

Average Household size

6.01

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

521

Urban Population (%)

18.06

Ranking among Districts

By Population

3

By Area

54

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

3.06

By Area

0.92

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

65.95

Male

75.84

Female

55.71

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

73.9

L. Secondary

28.1

Secondary

16.4

Human Development Index

0.361

Population per Doctor

18,643

Population per Hospital Bed

4,920

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

59.14

Population with access to Safe drinking water

89.49

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,956

Total Road (Km.)

267



District Fact Sheet - Nawalparasi

Area in sq. km

2,162

Elevation (m)

91-1936

District Headquarter

Parasi

Number of VDC/Municipality

73/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

4

Total Population

562,870

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.98

Under14 Population (%)

40.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

6.6

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.54

Number of Household

98,340

Average Household size

5.72

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

260

Urban Population (%)

4.02

Ranking among Districts

By Population

11

By Area

26

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

2.43

By Area

1.47

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

52.99

Male

65.74

Female

40.68

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.4

L. Secondary

31.7

Secondary

17.2

Human Development Index

0.300

Population per Doctor

70,359

Population per Hospital Bed

37,525

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

30.70

Population with access to Safe drinking water

82.35

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,759

Total Road (Km.)

248



District Fact Sheet - Palpa

Area in sq. km

1373

Elevation (m)

152-1,936

District Headquarter

Tansen

Number of VDC/Municipality

65/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

268,558

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.87

Under14 Population (%)

41.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.25

Number of Household

49942

Average Household size

5.38

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

196

Urban Population (%)

7.61

Ranking among Districts

By Population

38

By Area

52

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.16

By Area

0.93

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

65.96

Male

75.94

Female

57.55

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

82.2

L. Secondary

38.9

Secondary

23.0

Human Development Index

0.337

Population per Doctor

447,597

Population per Hospital Bed

2,066

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

68.30

Population with access to Safe drinking water

64.54

Population Influenced per Km of Road

814

Total Road (Km.)

290



District Fact Sheet - Gulmi

Area in sq. km

1,149

Elevation (m)

610-3,050

District Headquarter

Tamghas

Number of VDC/Municipality

79/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

296,654

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.82

Under14 Population (%)

43.2

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.1

Number of Household

59,189

Average Household size

5.01

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

258

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

30

By Area

65

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.28

By Area

0.78

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

57.48

Male

69.81

Female

47.78

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

93.5

L. Secondary

34.3

Secondary

19.7

Human Development Index

0.326

Population per Doctor

49,442

Population per Hospital Bed

19,777

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

59.12

Population with access to Safe drinking water

64.54

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,557

Total Road (Km.)

171



District Fact Sheet - Baglung

Area in sq. km

1,784

Elevation (m)

1,000-7,144

District Headquarter

Baglung

Number of VDC/Municipality

59/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

268,937

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.85

Under14 Population (%)

41.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.44

Number of Household

53,565

Average Household size

5.02

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

151

Urban Population (%)

7.75

Ranking among Districts

By Population

37

By Area

34

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.16

By Area

1.21

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

61.40

Male

72.84

Female

52.02

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

89.1

L. Secondary

33.9

Secondary

18.6

Human Development Index

0.337

Population per Doctor

29,882

Population per Hospital Bed

17,929

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

69.52

Population with access to Safe drinking water

41.47

Population Influenced per Km of Road

7,045

Total Road (Km.)

33



District Fact Sheet - Parbat

Area in sq. km

494

Elevation (m)

762-8,091

District Headquarter

Kusma

Number of VDC/Municipality

55/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

157,826

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.86

Under14 Population (%)

40.1

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

0.96

Number of Household

32,731

Average Household size

4.82

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

319

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

58

By Area

72

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.68

By Area

0.34

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

56.82

Male

68.05

Female

47.52

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

77.7

L. Secondary

51.9

Secondary

35.0

Human Development Index

0.357

Population per Doctor

52,609

Population per Hospital Bed

10,522

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

67.05

Population with access to Safe drinking water

68.8

Population Influenced per Km of Road

3,418

Total Road (Km.)

42



District Fact Sheet - Myagdi

Area in sq. km

2,297

Elevation (m)

915-8,157

District Headquarter

Beni

Number of VDC/Municipality

40/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

114,447

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.87

Under14 Population (%)

39.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.37

Number of Household

24,435

Average Household size

4.68

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

50

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

64

By Area

20

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.49

By Area

1.56

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

55.74

Male

67.78

Female

45.60

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

94.7

L. Secondary

27.6

Secondary

11.7

Human Development Index

0.309

Population per Doctor

38,149

Population per Hospital Bed

7,630

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

50.95

Population with access to Safe drinking water

90.64

Population Influenced per Km of Road

7,182

Total Road (Km.)

14



District Fact Sheet - Mustang

Area in sq. km

3,573

Elevation (m)

1,372-8,167

District Headquarter

Jomsom

Number of VDC/Municipality

16/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

14,981

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.2

Under14 Population (%)

27.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

9.3

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

0.2

Number of Household

3243

Average Household size

4.62

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

4

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

74

By Area

5

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.06

By Area

2.43

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

51.75

Male

60.91

Female

40.70

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

84.0

L. Secondary

17.7

Secondary

7.2

Human Development Index

0.316

Population per Doctor

38,149

Population per Hospital Bed

7,630

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

40.38

Population with access to Safe drinking water

94.38

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Manang

Area in sq. km

2,246

Elevation (m)

1,880-8,156

District Headquarter

Chame

Number of VDC/Municipality

12/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

1

Total Population

9,587

Sex Ratio (M/F)

1.11

Under14 Population (%)

26

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

9

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

5.71

Number of Household

1,776

Average Household size

5.40

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

4

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

75

By Area

21

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.04

By Area

1.53

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

59.91

Male

66.87

Female

52.11

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

94.11

L. Secondary

61.2

Secondary

72.3

Human Development Index

0.306

Population per Doctor

4,994

Population per Hospital Bed

999

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

36.69

Population with access to Safe drinking water

96.49

Population Influenced per Km of Road

0.0

Total Road (Km.)

0.0



District Fact Sheet - Kaski

Area in sq. km

2,017

Elevation (m)

450-7,939

District Headquarter

Pokhara

Number of VDC/Municipality

43/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

380,527

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.95

Under14 Population (%)

34.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

7.7

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

2.64

Number of Household

85,075

Average Household size

4.47

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

189

Urban Population (%)

51.95

Ranking among Districts

By Population

23

By Area

30

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.64

By Area

1.37

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

71.90

Male

83.03

Female

61.52

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

90.7

L. Secondary

61.4

Secondary

35.7

Human Development Index

0.450

Population per Doctor

7,180

Population per Hospital Bed

1,197

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

80.29

Population with access to Safe drinking water

0.0

Population Influenced per Km of Road

715

Total Road (Km.)

410



District Fact Sheet - Syangja

Area in sq. km

1164

Elevation (m)

366-2,515

District Headquarter

Syangja

Number of VDC/Municipality

60/2

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

317320

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.83

Under14 Population (%)

40.5

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

9.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

0.77

Number of Household

64746

Average Household size

4.90

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

273

Urban Population (%)

15.78

Ranking among Districts

By Population

27

By Area

64

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.37

By Area

0.79

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

66.32

Male

77.64

Female

57.31

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

89.2

L. Secondary

45.6

Secondary

24.9

Human Development Index

0.378

Population per Doctor

45,331

Population per Hospital Bed

21.155

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

61.17

Population with access to Safe drinking water

42.92

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,584

Total Road (Km.)

185



District Fact Sheet - Tanahu

Area in sq. km

1546

Elevation (m)

1,220-2,134

District Headquarter

Damauli

Number of VDC/Municipality

46/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

315237

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.87

Under14 Population (%)

39.7

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

8.2

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.65

Number of Household

62898

Average Household size

5.01

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

204

Urban Population (%)

8.96

Ranking among Districts

By Population

28

By Area

44

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.36

By Area

1.05

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

61.68

Male

72.29

Female

52.68

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

94.2

L. Secondary

40.6

Secondary

23.2

Human Development Index

0.384

Population per Doctor

78,809

Population per Hospital Bed

21,016

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

54.36

Population with access to Safe drinking water

44.28

Population Influenced per Km of Road

941

Total Road (Km.)

285



District Fact Sheet - Lamjung

Area in sq. km

1,692

Elevation (m)

793-8,155

District Headquarter

Besisahar

Number of VDC/Municipality

61/0

Number of Constituency (ies)

2

Total Population

177,149

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.89

Under14 Population (%)

37.3

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

9.8

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.43

Number of Household

36,525

Average Household size

4.85

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

105

Urban Population (%)

0%

Ranking among Districts

By Population

54

By Area

38

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

0.77

By Area

1.15

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

56.61

Male

68.80

Female

46.04

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

73.4

L. Secondary

44.3

Secondary

26.4

Human Development Index

0.375

Population per Doctor

44,287

Population per Hospital Bed

11,810

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

54.36

Population with access to Safe drinking water

80.86

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,897

Total Road (Km.)

81



District Fact Sheet - Gorkha

Area in sq. km

3,610

Elevation (m)

488-8,156

District Headquarter

Gorkha

Number of VDC/Municipality

66/1

Number of Constituency (ies)

3

Total Population

288,134

Sex Ratio (M/F)

0.87

Under14 Population (%)

39

Elderly Population (60+) (%)

9.4

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001) (%)

1.32

Number of Household

58,923

Average Household size

4.89

Population Density (persons/sq km.)

80

Urban Population (%)

8.95

Ranking among Districts

By Population

33

By Area

4

Proportion to National Figure (%)

By Population

1.24

By Area

2.45

Literacy (%)

Both Sex

53.85

Male

63.98

Female

45.18

Net Enrollment Ratio

Primary

84.6

L. Secondary

32.1

Secondary

17.5

Human Development Index

0.308

Population per Doctor

48,022

Population per Hospital Bed

7,203

Household with access to Toilet Facilities (%)

53.95

Population with access to Safe drinking water

55.82

Population Influenced per Km of Road

1,899

Total Road (Km.)

133