Pastwar is a large village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 606 families residing. The Pastwar village has population of 3032 of which 1591 are males while 1441 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Pastwar village population of children with age 0-6 is 686 which makes up 22.63 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pastwar village is 906 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Pastwar as per census is 1018, higher than Bihar average of 935.
Pastwar village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Pastwar village was 57.80 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Pastwar Male literacy stands at 68.75 % while female literacy rate was 45.30 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Pastwar 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 Pastwar village.
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In Pastwar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 99.77 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.16 % of total population in Pastwar village.
In Pastwar village out of total population, 840 were engaged in work activities. 72.74 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.26 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 840 workers engaged in Main Work, 136 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 326 were Agricultural labourer.