Pithra is a village situated in Simdega block of Simdega district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 723 families residing in the village Pithra. The total population of Pithra is 3,992 out of which 1,975 are males and 2,017 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pithra is 1,021.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pithra village is 563 which is 14% of the total population. There are 298 male children and 265 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pithra is 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Pithra village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pithra is 65.2%. Thus Pithra village has higher literacy rate compared to 57.3% of Simdega district. The male literacy rate is 73.23% and the female literacy rate is 57.48% in Pithra village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pithra 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 Pithra village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 75.4% of total population in Pithra village.
In Pithra village out of total population, 1,894 were engaged in work activities. 52.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,894 workers engaged in Main Work, 717 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 116 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pithra village in Simdega.