Purwa Population - Buxar, Bihar

Purwa is a large village located in Barhampur Block of Buxar district, Bihar with total 313 families residing. The Purwa village has population of 2215 of which 1177 are males while 1038 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purwa village population of children with age 0-6 is 322 which makes up 14.54 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purwa village is 882 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Purwa as per census is 905, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Purwa village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Purwa village was 76.33 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Purwa Male literacy stands at 87.80 % while female literacy rate was 63.28 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purwa village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Purwa village.

Purwa Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 313 - -
Population 2,215 1,177 1,038
Child (0-6) 322 169 153
Schedule Caste 243 130 113
Schedule Tribe 1 1 0
Literacy 76.33 % 87.80 % 63.28 %
Total Workers 617 461 156
Main Worker 350 - -
Marginal Worker 267 175 92

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.97 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.05 % of total population in Purwa village.

Work Profile

In Purwa village out of total population, 617 were engaged in work activities. 56.73 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.27 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 617 workers engaged in Main Work, 41 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149