Ageyan Village, with population of 6370 is Goriakothi sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Goriakothi sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Ageyan village is 5 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1303 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siwan and distance from Ageyan village to Siwan is 21 km. The village comes under Aagya panchayat. Goriakothi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Siwan which is 21 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6370 people, among them 2982 (47%) are male and 3388 (53%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ageyan village is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1107 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ageyan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,370 5,400 970 0 1,240
Male 2,982 2,537 445 0 646
Female 3,388 2,863 525 0 594

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5449. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.7% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.4% and child population has increased by 6.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ageyan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 18 11 0 7
Male 15 17 7 0 5
Female 19 19 16 0 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1136 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1128, in schedule caste is 1180. There are 920 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ageyan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 24 96 0 29
2011 1,136 1,128 1,180 0 920
2001 1,101 1,104 1,084 0 891

Literacy

Total 3117 people in the village are literate, among them 1750 are male and 1367 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ageyan is 61%. 75% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ageyan

Total Male Female
Change 19 14 22
2011 61 75 49
2001 42 61 27

Workers profile

Ageyan has 25% (1590) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 12% female population are working population. 23% 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 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ageyan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25 12 13 75
Male 40 23 17 60
Female 12 3 9 88