Gerua Population - Purnia, Bihar

Gerua is a large village located in Amour Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 1186 families residing. The Gerua village has population of 5742 of which 2979 are males while 2763 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gerua village population of children with age 0-6 is 1325 which makes up 23.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gerua village is 927 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Gerua as per census is 931, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Gerua village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Gerua village was 40.55 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Gerua Male literacy stands at 47.80 % while female literacy rate was 32.72 %.

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

Gerua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,186 - -
Population 5,742 2,979 2,763
Child (0-6) 1,325 686 639
Schedule Caste 89 38 51
Schedule Tribe 251 131 120
Literacy 40.55 % 47.80 % 32.72 %
Total Workers 2,114 1,426 688
Main Worker 1,058 - -
Marginal Worker 1,056 501 555

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 4.37 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.55 % of total population in Gerua village.

Work Profile

In Gerua village out of total population, 2114 were engaged in work activities. 50.05 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.95 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2114 workers engaged in Main Work, 350 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 627 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