Rohua Village, with population of 2722 is Kahara sub district's the 19th least populous village, located in Kahara sub district of Saharsa district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Rohua village is 1 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1958 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Rohua which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Saharsa and distance from Rohua village to Saharsa is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rohua village is 852216. The village comes under Murli Basantpur panchayat. Kahara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Saharsa which is 12 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2722 people, among them 1480 (54%) are male and 1242 (46%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rohua village is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 518 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rohua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,722 2,258 464 0 476
Male 1,480 1,229 251 0 259
Female 1,242 1,029 213 0 217

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2440. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.8% which is -5.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 10.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.1% and child population has increased by 6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rohua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12 10 18 0 6
Male 14 12 24 0 4
Female 9 8 12 0 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 839 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 837, in schedule caste is 849. There are 838 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rohua

Total General SC ST Child
Change -41 -31 -97 0 42
2011 839 837 849 0 838
2001 880 868 946 0 796

Literacy

Total 1295 people in the village are literate, among them 867 are male and 428 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rohua is 58%. 71% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rohua

Total Male Female
Change 17 18 14
2011 58 71 42
2001 41 53 28

Workers profile

Rohua has 34% (924) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 18% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rohua

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 16 18 66
Male 48 28 20 52
Female 18 1 16 82