Bihar VS Jharkhand State Comparison

In this Article, we have compared India's two eastern states Bihar with Jharkhand on the basis of GDP, Area, population, Literacy rate, Unemployment rate, HDI, Poverty rate, etc.

Bihar VS Jharkhand State Comparison
Year 2019 Bihar Jharkhand 
State Map
Region Eastern Eastern
Formation Date 22 March 1912 15 November 2000
GDP $80 billion $43 Brillion
Area 94,163 km² 79,714 km²
Area wise rank in India Rank 13st Rank 164th
No. of Districts 38 24
Capital City Patna Ranchi
Population 12.4 Crores 3.95 Crores
Religion

82.7% Hindu

16.9% Muslims

0.12% Christians

0.02% Sikhism

0.02% Buddhism

0.02% Jains & other religions

67.8% Hinduism
14.5% Muslims
12.8% Sarnaism 
4.3% Christianity 
& 0.6% other religions
Languages

77.52% Hindi Bhojpuri

12.55% Maithili

8.42% Urdu

1.51% Bengali

Santali

& other Languages 

61.95% Hindi Bhojpuri

9.91% Santali

9.74% Bengali

5.96% Urdu

3.01% Ho

2.93% Mundari

1.61% Odia

7% Kurukh, Maithili

& other Languages

Literacy Rate 63.82% 66.41%
Fertility Rate 3.3 birth per woman 2.6 birth per woman
Poverty rate 33.74% 36.96%
HDI 0.566 0.589
Unemployment Rate 8.7% 9.1%
Top 10 Largest cities

Patna

Gaya

Bhagalpur

Purnia

Darbhanga

Muzaffarpur

Bihar Sharif

Arrah

Begusarai

Katihar

Jamshedpur(TATA Nagar)

Dhanbad

Ranchi

Bokaro Steel City

Deoghar

Phusro

Hazaribagh

Giridih

Ramgarh

Palamu

Famous Tourist Spots Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya
Great Buddha Statue, Bodhgaya
Buddhist Nalanda University, Nalanda
Mahavir temple, Patna
Takht Shri Patna Sahib, Patna
Royal Bhutan Monastery, Bodhgaya
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Patna
Vishnupad Temple, Gaya
Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple,  Bodhgaya
Patna Museum, Patna
Pavapuri Jain Temple, Pavapuri
Chinese Temple, Bodhgaya 
Pahari Mandir, Ranchi
Jagannath Temple, Ranchi
Sun Temple, Ranchi
Dassam Falls, Ranchi
Chota Nagpur, Ranchi
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jamshedpur
Dimna Lake, Jamshedpur
Netarhat Hill Station, Netarhat 
Jubilee Park, Jamshedpur
Maithon Dam, Dhanbad
Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur
Baidyanath Jyotirlinga, Deoghar 
Rock Garden, Ranchi