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

Sonapur is a village situated in Narpatganj block of Araria district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,305 families residing in the village Sonapur. The total population of Sonapur is 11,329 out of which 5,806 are males and 5,523 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonapur is 951.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonapur village is 2209 which is 19% of the total population. There are 1143 male children and 1066 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonapur is 933 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Sonapur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonapur is 59%. Thus Sonapur village has higher literacy rate compared to 42.5% of Araria district. The male literacy rate is 67.34% and the female literacy rate is 50.28% in Sonapur village.

Population
11,329
Families
2,305
Literacy
59%
Sex Ratio
951

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

Sonapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,209 1,143 1,066
Literacy 59% 67.34% 50.28%
Scheduled Caste 1,370 702 668
Scheduled Tribe 13 1 12
Illiterate 5,948 2,666 3,282

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sonapur village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Sonapur village out of total population, 4,480 were engaged in work activities. 67.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,480 workers engaged in Main Work, 583 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,474 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,038 2,219 819
Cultivators 583 530 53
Agriculture Labourer 1,474 1,080 394
Household Industries 140 95 45
Other Workers 841 514 327
Marginal Workers 1,442 646 796
Non Working 6,849 2,941 3,908

Map of Sonapur, Araria, Bihar


Nearby Villages to Sonapur, Narpatganj

Below are the list of villages near Sonapur village in Narpatganj.

Village Population
Goarpuchhri 433
Chakorwa 2,597
Pokharia 248
Bhorhar 4,079
Kuchgaon 955
Nawabganj 6,825
Madhubani 326
Manikpur 5,925
Shyamnagar 3,182
Pathraha 9,317

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