Puraia Village, with population of 1200 is Bhogaon sub district's the 190th least populous village, located in Bhogaon sub district of Mainpuri district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Puraia village is 1 km2 and it is the 81st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1053 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bewar and distance from Puraia village to Bewar is 3 km. Pin code of Puraia village is 1. The village comes under Puraia 0177 panchayat. Bhogaon is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Mainpuri which is 31 km away.


The village is home to 1200 people, among them 648 (54%) are male and 552 (46%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puraia village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 198 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1097. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.7% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.5% and child population has decreased by -32.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 853, in schedule caste is 824. There are 880 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 867 people in the village are literate, among them 516 are male and 351 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puraia is 82%. 90% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Puraia has 27% (328) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 6% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.