Barkona Population - Purnia, Bihar

Barkona is a large village located in Dhamdaha Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 1262 families residing. The Barkona village has population of 6185 of which 3296 are males while 2889 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Barkona village population of children with age 0-6 is 1062 which makes up 17.17 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Barkona village is 877 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Barkona as per census is 844, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Barkona village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Barkona village was 49.85 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Barkona Male literacy stands at 58.90 % while female literacy rate was 39.62 %.

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

Barkona Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,262 - -
Population 6,185 3,296 2,889
Child (0-6) 1,062 576 486
Schedule Caste 1,277 644 633
Schedule Tribe 42 24 18
Literacy 49.85 % 58.90 % 39.62 %
Total Workers 3,236 1,758 1,478
Main Worker 1,124 - -
Marginal Worker 2,112 995 1,117

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.65 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.68 % of total population in Barkona village.

Work Profile

In Barkona village out of total population, 3236 were engaged in work activities. 34.73 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.27 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3236 workers engaged in Main Work, 299 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 524 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