Sonapur is a village situated in Matihani block of Begusarai district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,311 families residing in the village Sonapur. The total population of Sonapur is 15,754 out of which 8,264 are males and 7,490 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonapur is 906.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonapur village is 2924 which is 19% of the total population. There are 1522 male children and 1402 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonapur is 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (906) of Sonapur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonapur is 63.2%. Thus Sonapur village has higher literacy rate compared to 52.1% of Begusarai district. The male literacy rate is 72.13% and the female literacy rate is 53.38% in Sonapur village.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sonapur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sonapur village.
In Sonapur village out of total population, 4,795 were engaged in work activities. 53.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,795 workers engaged in Main Work, 364 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,306 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sonapur village in Matihani.