Karpalia Village, with population of 3419 is Goriakothi sub district's the 22nd most populous village, located in Goriakothi sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Karpalia village is 2 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1540 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siwan and distance from Karpalia village to Siwan is 20 km. The village comes under Saidpura panchayat. Goriakothi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Siwan which is 20 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3419 people, among them 1749 (51%) are male and 1670 (49%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karpalia village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 599 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karpalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,419 3,083 336 0 547
Male 1,749 1,581 168 0 282
Female 1,670 1,502 168 0 265

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2788. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.5% which is -6.3% lower than male population growth rate of 25.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karpalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23 20 50 0 -11
Male 26 23 54 0 -16
Female 20 17 46 0 -4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 940 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 118 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karpalia

Total General SC ST Child
Change -51 -52 -55 0 118
2011 955 950 1,000 0 940
2001 1,006 1,002 1,055 0 822

Literacy

Total 2067 people in the village are literate, among them 1218 are male and 849 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karpalia is 72%. 83% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karpalia

Total Male Female
Change 24 18 28
2011 72 83 60
2001 48 65 32

Workers profile

Karpalia has 30% (1013) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 12% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karpalia

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 18 12 70
Male 47 31 16 53
Female 12 5 7 88