Araria has a population of 28,11,569 people as per Census 2011. It has 12.07 lakh Muslims residing and an Scheduled Caste population of 3,82,684 people. It receives funding under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
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There are 40 Lok Sabha and 243 Assembly constituencies in the state.