Greater Lumbini Area Profile

Districts:Rupendehi,NawalparasiandKapilvastu

Total Area: 5,260 sq km

Total Population
: 2,093,111 (Census 2011)

Population by Religion (Census 2011):



Greater Lumbini Districts Profile

DISTRICTS

Rupandehi

Nawalparasi

Kapilvastu

Area (sq km)

1,360

2,162

1,738

Population (Census 2011)

886,706

635,793

570,612

Population Density (Census 2011)

647 per sq km

298 per sq km

329 per sq km

Employed Population (Census 2001)

47.86%

62.92%

58.88%

Employment Sectors (Census 2001)

Agriculture

Construction Work

Retail Business

Civil Service

Education

Industry

Hotel and Restaurant

Transportation/Communication

-

81.06 %

2.35 %

5.68 %

2.3 %

1.43 %

5.53 %

1.24 %

2.07 %

-

72.38 %

3.4 %

5.47 %

1.9 %

1.62 %

8.93 %

1 %

1.49 %

-

62.9 %

2.75 %

5.56 %

1.76 %

1.41 %

7.12 %

n/a

n/a

Child Labor Rate

71.3 %

n/a

n/a

Number of Households (Census 2011)

163,916

128,793

91,321

Average people per household (Census 2011)

5.37

5.00

6.26

Urban Population (Census 2001)

18

4.02

5.64

Literacy* rate (Census 2011)

72.19 %

(Male 81.53 % Female 63.27 %)

72.87 %

(Male 81.53 % Female 63.27 %)

58.64 %

(Male 68.63 % Female 48.74 %)

Political Division

VDCs 69

Municipalites 2

Constituencies 7

VDCs 73

Municipalities 1

Constituencies 6

VDCs 77

Municipalities 1

Constituencies 5

Religion (Census 2011)

Hindu

Buddhist

Muslim

Christian

Kirant

Prakriti

Bon

Others

86.24 %

4.61 %

8.23 %

0.66 %

0.03 %

0.02 %

0.08 %

0.14 %

88.18 %

6 %

3.75 %

1.74 %

0.06 %

0.06 %

0.07 %

0.14 %

80.62 %

0.87 %

18.16 %

0.19 %

-

0.02 %

-

0.14 %









































































* Ability to read, write in Nepali and perform simple calculations


Other Facts:
  • 36 per cent household neither have TV nor radio in Rupandehi
  • 60.7 per cent household neither have TV nor radio in Kapilvastu
  • 8 VDCs (Village Development Committees) still do not have access to road  in Nawalparasi (Nepal Living Standard Survey 2003/4)
  • 40 percent of population has no access to electricity in Nawalparasi (Nepal Living Standard Survey 2003/4)
  • 80 per cent of population has no access to electricity in Kapilvastu (Census of Manufacturing Establishments 2007)
References:

Central Bureau of Statistics. 2012. National Report of Census 2011
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008. District Profile of Kapilvastu
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008. District Profile of Nawalparasi
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008.  District Profile of Rupendehi
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2011. Preliminary Leaflet
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2001. National Report of Population Census 2001
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2005. Nepal Living Standard Survey 2003/04
Central Bureau of Statistics. 2007. Census of Manufacturing Establishments

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