Purikh is a large village located in Satar Kataiya Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 1485 families residing. The Purikh village has population of 6999 of which 3686 are males while 3313 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Purikh village population of children with age 0-6 is 1369 which makes up 19.56 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purikh village is 899 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Purikh as per census is 823, lower than Bihar average of 935.
Purikh village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Purikh village was 54.25 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Purikh Male literacy stands at 63.41 % while female literacy rate was 44.27 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purikh 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 Purikh village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.93 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.27 % of total population in Purikh village.
In Purikh village out of total population, 2527 were engaged in work activities. 55.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2527 workers engaged in Main Work, 508 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 708 were Agricultural labourer.