Purnahiya Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sheohar district, Bihar

Purnahiya Block of Sheohar district has total population of 91,949 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 48,630 are males while 43,319 are females. In 2011 there were total 21,600 families residing in Purnahiya Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Purnahiya Block is 891.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Purnahiya Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 55% and the sex ratio of Purnahiya Block is 891.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purnahiya Block is 17819 which is 19% of the total population. There are 9220 male children and 8599 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purnahiya Block is 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 891 ) of Purnahiya Block.

The total literacy rate of Purnahiya Block is 54.96%. The male literacy rate is 51.06% and the female literacy rate is 36.73% in Purnahiya Block.

Population
91,949
Literacy
54.96%
Sex Ratio
891

To facilitate the administration, Purnahiya Block is further divided into 26 villages.

Purnahiya Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Purnahiya Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,819 9,220 8,599
Literacy 54.96% 51.06% 36.73%
Scheduled Caste 15,441 8,183 7,258
Scheduled Tribe 38 16 22
Illiterate 51,208 23,799 27,409

Caste-wise Population - Purnahiya Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Purnahiya Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,441 8,183 7,258
Schedule Tribe 38 16 22

Religion-wise Population - Purnahiya Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 86,342 (93.9%) 45,751 40,591
Muslim 5,216 (5.67%) 2,670 2,546
Christian 47 (0.05%) 28 19
Sikh 129 (0.14%) 62 67
Buddhist 7 (0.01%) 4 3
Jain 9 (0.01%) 7 2
Other Religion 3 (0%) 1 2
No Religion Specified 196 (0.21%) 107 89

Literacy Rate - Purnahiya Block

Average literacy rate of Purnahiya Block in 2011 were 54.96% in which, male and female literacy were 63.01% and 45.82% respectively. Total literate in Purnahiya Block were 40,741 of which male and female were 24,831 and 15,910 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Purnahiya Block

The Sex Ratio of Purnahiya Block is 891 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 891 females in Purnahiya Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 891 ) of Purnahiya Block.


Child Population - Purnahiya Block

According to Census 2011, there were 17,819 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purnahiya Block. Out of which 17,819 were male while 17,819 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Purnahiya Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Purnahiya Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Purnahiya Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 17,819.

Total Urban Rural
Population 91,949 0 91,949
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,819 0 17,819
Schedule Caste 15,441 0 15,441
Schedule Tribe 38 0 38
Literacy 54.96% - 54.96%
Sex Ratio 891 - 891

Working Population - Purnahiya Block

In Purnahiya Block out of total population, 31,611 were engaged in work activities. 55.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 31,611 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,297 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,929 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,444 15,484 1,960
Cultivators 4,297 3,957 340
Agriculture Labourer 9,929 8,969 960
Household Industries 389 255 134
Other Workers 2,829 2,303 526
Marginal Workers 14,167 8,458 5,709
Non Working 60,338 24,688 35,650

Purnahiya Block Map


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