Garthan is a village situated in Madhepura block of Madhepura district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 259 families residing in the village Garthan. The total population of Garthan is 1,430 out of which 770 are males and 660 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Garthan is 857.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garthan village is 277 which is 19% of the total population. There are 151 male children and 126 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garthan is 834 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (857) of Garthan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Garthan is 50%. Thus Garthan village has higher literacy rate compared to 41.7% of Madhepura district. The male literacy rate is 59.29% and the female literacy rate is 39.14% in Garthan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Garthan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Garthan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Garthan village.
In Garthan village out of total population, 468 were engaged in work activities. 56.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 468 workers engaged in Main Work, 128 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 66 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Garthan village in Madhepura.