Bokantari Population, Caste, Working Data Araria, Bihar - Census 2011

Bokantari is a village situated in Sikti block of Araria district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,234 families residing in the village Bokantari. The total population of Bokantari is 6,165 out of which 3,117 are males and 3,048 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bokantari is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bokantari village is 1250 which is 20% of the total population. There are 644 male children and 606 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bokantari is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (978) of Bokantari village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bokantari is 60.9%. Thus Bokantari village has higher literacy rate compared to 42.5% of Araria district. The male literacy rate is 71.37% and the female literacy rate is 50.2% in Bokantari village.

Population
6,165
Families
1,234
Literacy
60.85%
Sex Ratio
978

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Bokantari village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Bokantari Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bokantari village.

Total Male Female
Children 1,250 644 606
Literacy 60.85% 71.37% 50.2%
Scheduled Caste 1,350 670 680
Scheduled Tribe 147 77 70
Illiterate 3,174 1,352 1,822

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.4% of total population in Bokantari village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Bokantari village out of total population, 1,972 were engaged in work activities. 86.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,972 workers engaged in Main Work, 458 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 975 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,703 1,254 449
Cultivators 458 426 32
Agriculture Labourer 975 703 272
Household Industries 143 27 116
Other Workers 127 98 29
Marginal Workers 269 192 77
Non Working 4,193 1,671 2,522

Map of Bokantari, Araria, Bihar


Nearby Villages to Bokantari, Sikti

Below are the list of villages near Bokantari village in Sikti.

Village Population
Pahara Sikti 898
Saidabad 7,033
Sikti 2,216
Kuchaha 4,024
Muraripur 5,356
Saida Pokhar 1,205
Pahara 2,462
Barahmasia Ranikatta 2,214
Palasmani 213
Barahmasia 2,725

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