Sonkurthua is a medium size village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 229 families residing. The Sonkurthua village has population of 1276 of which 688 are males while 588 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Sonkurthua village population of children with age 0-6 is 283 which makes up 22.18 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sonkurthua village is 855 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Sonkurthua as per census is 780, lower than Bihar average of 935.
Sonkurthua village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Sonkurthua village was 50.35 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Sonkurthua Male literacy stands at 68.62 % while female literacy rate was 29.53 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sonkurthua 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 Sonkurthua village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.20 % of total population in Sonkurthua village.
The village Sonkurthua currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Sonkurthua village out of total population, 439 were engaged in work activities. 35.54 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 64.46 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 439 workers engaged in Main Work, 132 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 were Agricultural labourer.