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Marchai Population - Purnia, Bihar

Marchai is a medium size village located in Dagarua Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 118 families residing. The Marchai village has population of 529 of which 280 are males while 249 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Marchai village population of children with age 0-6 is 106 which makes up 20.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Marchai village is 889 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Marchai as per census is 1038, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Marchai village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Marchai village was 52.01 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Marchai Male literacy stands at 65.79 % while female literacy rate was 35.90 %.

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

Marchai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 118 - -
Population 529 280 249
Child (0-6) 106 52 54
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 52.01 % 65.79 % 35.90 %
Total Workers 157 143 14
Main Worker 114 - -
Marginal Worker 43 36 7

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Marchai village of Purnia district.

Work Profile

In Marchai village out of total population, 157 were engaged in work activities. 72.61 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.39 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 157 workers engaged in Main Work, 68 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44 were Agricultural labourer.