Ara is a large village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 1510 families residing. The Ara village has population of 8025 of which 4132 are males while 3893 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Ara village population of children with age 0-6 is 1872 which makes up 23.33 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ara village is 942 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Ara as per census is 950, higher than Bihar average of 935.
Ara village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Ara village was 44.84 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Ara Male literacy stands at 56.08 % while female literacy rate was 32.87 %.
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.
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Ara village of Saharsa has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.35 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.06 % of total population in Ara village.
In Ara village out of total population, 3133 were engaged in work activities. 27.51 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 72.49 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3133 workers engaged in Main Work, 320 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 252 were Agricultural labourer.