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Ara Population - Purnia, Bihar

Ara is a medium size village located in Dagarua Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 151 families residing. The Ara village has population of 766 of which 392 are males while 374 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Ara village population of children with age 0-6 is 169 which makes up 22.06 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ara village is 954 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Ara as per census is 988, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Ara village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Ara village was 22.95 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Ara Male literacy stands at 25.08 % while female literacy rate was 20.69 %.

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

Ara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 151 - -
Population 766 392 374
Child (0-6) 169 85 84
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 22.95 % 25.08 % 20.69 %
Total Workers 209 189 20
Main Worker 61 - -
Marginal Worker 148 135 13

Caste Factor

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

Work Profile

In Ara village out of total population, 209 were engaged in work activities. 29.19 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 70.81 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 209 workers engaged in Main Work, 48 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11 were Agricultural labourer.