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

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.

Population
15,754
Families
3,311
Literacy
63.23%
Sex Ratio
906

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 2,924 1,522 1,402
Literacy 63.23% 72.13% 53.38%
Scheduled Caste 2,135 1,102 1,033
Scheduled Tribe 1 1 0
Illiterate 7,641 3,401 4,240

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sonapur village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,564 2,283 281
Cultivators 364 342 22
Agriculture Labourer 1,306 1,195 111
Household Industries 96 88 8
Other Workers 798 658 140
Marginal Workers 2,231 1,594 637
Non Working 10,959 4,387 6,572

Map of Sonapur, Begusarai, Bihar


Nearby Villages to Sonapur, Matihani

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

Village Population
Dariapur 8,426
Gudarganwan 3,603
Minapur 1,261
Bakhadda 3,418
Mahammadpur Mani 1,436
Manipa 7,440
Mahammadpur Gautam 1,354
Safapur 4,568
Matihani 24,847
Lalpur 1,933

Reference