Pothia is a village situated in Sikti block of Araria district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 954 families residing in the village Pothia. The total population of Pothia is 4,664 out of which 2,412 are males and 2,252 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pothia is 934.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pothia village is 854 which is 18% of the total population. There are 432 male children and 422 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pothia is 977 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (934) of Pothia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pothia is 58.2%. Thus Pothia village has higher literacy rate compared to 42.5% of Araria district. The male literacy rate is 69.24% and the female literacy rate is 46.17% in Pothia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pothia 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 Pothia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Pothia village.
In Pothia village out of total population, 1,566 were engaged in work activities. 57.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,566 workers engaged in Main Work, 390 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 458 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pothia village in Sikti.