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Purpathar Population - Begusarai, Bihar

Purpathar is a medium size village located in Chhorahi Block of Begusarai district, Bihar with total 343 families residing. The Purpathar village has population of 1516 of which 818 are males while 698 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purpathar village population of children with age 0-6 is 252 which makes up 16.62 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purpathar village is 853 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Purpathar as per census is 738, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Purpathar village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Purpathar village was 67.72 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Purpathar Male literacy stands at 79.49 % while female literacy rate was 54.31 %.

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

Purpathar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 343 - -
Population 1,516 818 698
Child (0-6) 252 145 107
Schedule Caste 655 350 305
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.72 % 79.49 % 54.31 %
Total Workers 472 348 124
Main Worker 43 - -
Marginal Worker 429 323 106

Caste Factor

In Purpathar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43.21 % of total population in Purpathar village. The village Purpathar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Purpathar village out of total population, 472 were engaged in work activities. 9.11 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 90.89 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 472 workers engaged in Main Work, 3 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 were Agricultural labourer.