Sahara Population - Purnia, Bihar

Sahara is a medium size village located in Krityanand Nagar Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 322 families residing. The Sahara village has population of 1729 of which 893 are males while 836 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sahara village population of children with age 0-6 is 351 which makes up 20.30 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sahara village is 936 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Sahara as per census is 1017, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Sahara village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Sahara village was 69.74 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Sahara Male literacy stands at 75.24 % while female literacy rate was 63.73 %.

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

Sahara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 322 - -
Population 1,729 893 836
Child (0-6) 351 174 177
Schedule Caste 588 305 283
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 69.74 % 75.24 % 63.73 %
Total Workers 738 421 317
Main Worker 561 - -
Marginal Worker 177 98 79

Caste Factor

Sahara village of Purnia has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.01 % of total population in Sahara village. The village Sahara currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Sahara village out of total population, 738 were engaged in work activities. 76.02 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.98 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 738 workers engaged in Main Work, 158 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 354 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