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Pota Population - Sheohar, Bihar

Pota is a medium size village located in Sheohar Block of Sheohar district, Bihar with total 357 families residing. The Pota village has population of 1687 of which 898 are males while 789 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pota village population of children with age 0-6 is 335 which makes up 19.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pota village is 879 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Pota as per census is 925, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Pota village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Pota village was 65.90 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Pota Male literacy stands at 76.93 % while female literacy rate was 53.18 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Pota 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 Pota village.

Pota Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 357 - -
Population 1,687 898 789
Child (0-6) 335 174 161
Schedule Caste 606 317 289
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 65.90 % 76.93 % 53.18 %
Total Workers 478 434 44
Main Worker 393 - -
Marginal Worker 85 77 8

Caste Factor

In Pota village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.92 % of total population in Pota village. The village Pota currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Pota village out of total population, 478 were engaged in work activities. 82.22 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.78 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 478 workers engaged in Main Work, 79 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 237 were Agricultural labourer.