Purandarpur Village, with population of 3364 is Goriakothi sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Goriakothi sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Purandarpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 25th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1991 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siwan and distance from Purandarpur village to Siwan is 21 km. The village comes under Bhithi panchayat. Goriakothi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Siwan which is 21 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3364 people, among them 1666 (50%) are male and 1698 (50%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purandarpur village is 14%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 588 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purandarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,364 3,084 280 0 463
Male 1,666 1,510 156 0 224
Female 1,698 1,574 124 0 239

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2717. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.9% which is -10.3% lower than male population growth rate of 29.2%. General caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.3% and child population has increased by 1.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purandarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 24 23 0 2
Male 29 29 30 0 0
Female 19 19 16 0 4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1042, in schedule caste is 795. There are 1067 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 89 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purandarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -89 -88 -97 0 36
2011 1,019 1,042 795 0 1,067
2001 1,108 1,130 892 0 1,031

Literacy

Total 1901 people in the village are literate, among them 1148 are male and 753 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purandarpur is 66%. 80% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purandarpur

Total Male Female
Change 14 14 12
2011 66 80 52
2001 52 65 39

Workers profile

Purandarpur has 36% (1212) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 29% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purandarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 19 17 64
Male 43 33 10 57
Female 29 6 23 71