Sonapur Population - Purnia, Bihar

Sonapur is a medium size village located in Baisa Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 229 families residing. The Sonapur village has population of 1134 of which 593 are males while 541 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sonapur village population of children with age 0-6 is 217 which makes up 19.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sonapur village is 912 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Sonapur as per census is 938, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Sonapur village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Sonapur village was 53.33 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Sonapur Male literacy stands at 70.06 % while female literacy rate was 34.86 %.

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

Sonapur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 229 - -
Population 1,134 593 541
Child (0-6) 217 112 105
Schedule Caste 249 125 124
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 53.33 % 70.06 % 34.86 %
Total Workers 550 322 228
Main Worker 243 - -
Marginal Worker 307 189 118

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.96 % of total population in Sonapur village. The village Sonapur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Sonapur village out of total population, 550 were engaged in work activities. 44.18 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.82 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 550 workers engaged in Main Work, 175 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 58 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