Salkhua Population - Saharsa, Bihar

Salkhua is a large village located in Salkhua Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 1600 families residing. The Salkhua village has population of 8987 of which 4724 are males while 4263 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Salkhua village population of children with age 0-6 is 1859 which makes up 20.69 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Salkhua village is 902 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Salkhua as per census is 943, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Salkhua village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Salkhua village was 58.12 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Salkhua Male literacy stands at 68.97 % while female literacy rate was 45.97 %.

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

Salkhua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,600 - -
Population 8,987 4,724 4,263
Child (0-6) 1,859 957 902
Schedule Caste 1,758 885 873
Schedule Tribe 7 4 3
Literacy 58.12 % 68.97 % 45.97 %
Total Workers 2,867 2,099 768
Main Worker 1,452 - -
Marginal Worker 1,415 961 454

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.56 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.08 % of total population in Salkhua village.

Work Profile

In Salkhua village out of total population, 2867 were engaged in work activities. 50.65 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.35 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2867 workers engaged in Main Work, 309 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 725 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149