As of 2001 India census, Katihar had a population of 175,169. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Katihar has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 55%. In Katihar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Katihar – Demographics