Maria Population - Purnia, Bihar

Maria is a medium size village located in Dagarua Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 420 families residing. The Maria village has population of 1976 of which 1044 are males while 932 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Maria village population of children with age 0-6 is 372 which makes up 18.83 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Maria village is 893 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Maria as per census is 979, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Maria village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Maria village was 62.84 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Maria Male literacy stands at 68.81 % while female literacy rate was 56.02 %.

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

Maria Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 420 - -
Population 1,976 1,044 932
Child (0-6) 372 188 184
Schedule Caste 564 296 268
Schedule Tribe 1 1 0
Literacy 62.84 % 68.81 % 56.02 %
Total Workers 741 545 196
Main Worker 335 - -
Marginal Worker 406 257 149

Caste Factor

Maria village of Purnia has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.54 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.05 % of total population in Maria village.

Work Profile

In Maria village out of total population, 741 were engaged in work activities. 45.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 741 workers engaged in Main Work, 73 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 121 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