Guthani Community Development Block, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Siwan district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Siwan district of the state Bihar in India. There are 98 villages in the sub district, among them Gothini is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Arazi Inglish is the least populous village with population of 78. Sonahula is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Rimafat Chhapra is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 64 thousand (50%) are male and about 64 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guthani community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Guthani community development block live in the Guthani Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guthani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 128,155 102,677 20,478 5,000 20,178
Male 64,275 51,374 10,393 2,508 10,399
Female 63,880 51,303 10,085 2,492 9,779

Most populated Villages in Guthani

Villages
Name Population
Gothini 15991
Sohagra 4117
Danraila 4086
Balua 4001
Belaur 3325
Sonahula 3279
Geyaspur 3247
Odikhor 3090
Chitakhal 2991
Selaur 2964

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 991 in Muslims are 1028.

Religion wise population 2011 - Guthani

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 128,155 118,480 9,514 62 8 2 3 2 84
Male 64,275 59,497 4,691 39 2 0 1 1 44
Female 63,880 58,983 4,823 23 6 2 2 1 40

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.6% which is -3.8% lower than male population growth rate of 21.4%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 568.4% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guthani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.5% 14.3% 22.6% 568.4% -4.1%
Male 21.4% 16.3% 24% 585.2% -2.9%
Female 17.6% 12.5% 21.1% 552.4% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 940 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guthani

Total General SC ST Child
Change -32 -33 -24 -50 -23
2011 994 999 970 994 940
2001 1026 1032 994 1044 963

Villages with highest sex ratio in Guthani

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Rimafat Chhapra 1324
Sohrai 1298
Chiraua 1263
Misrauli 1251
Dhaula 1239
Bihari Khurd 1232
Arazi Inglish 1229
Panre Gondi 1214
Pataua Khurd 1207
Bhathahi 1192

Literacy

Total about 77 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 44 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guthani is 71%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guthani

Total Male Female
Change 18.5% 14.0% 22.4%
2011 71% 82.5% 59.5%
2001 52.5% 68.5% 37.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Guthani

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Panre Gondi 86
Chilamarwa 82
Chaumukha Khurd 82
Tali Buzurg 81
Tarka 81
Samatanr 80
Pataua Lakhraj 80
Lachhmipur 80
Sarphora 79
Khilwa 79

Workers profile

Guthani has 25% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 8% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guthani

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 25.3% 13.9% 11.4% 74.7%
Male 42.6% 25.2% 17.5% 57.4%
Female 7.9% 2.6% 5.3% 92.1%

Biggest Villages in Guthani

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sonahula 6.7
Gothini 4.9
Sohagra 3.6
Odikhor 3.4
Belaur 3.3
Danraila 2.6
Barpalia 1.9
Jataur 1.9
Selaur 1.7
Tanrwa Khurd 1.7