Purunia is a village placed in Kusumi Block of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, it is one among the 114 villages of Kusumi Block of Mayurbhanj district. As per the administration records, the village code of Purunia is 388331. The village has 294 houses.
According to Census 2011, Purunia's population is 1339. Out of this, 678 are males whereas the females count 661 here. This village has 173 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 87 are boys and 86 are girls.
Literacy rate in Purunia village is 55%. 743 out of total 1339 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 63% as 429 males out of total 678 are educated however female literacy rate is 47% as 314 out of total 661 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Purunia village is 44%. Here 596 out of total 1339 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 249 males out of total 678 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 347 out of total 661 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Purunia village is 703 yet 636 are un-employed. And out of 703 working person 51 persons are completely dependent on cultivation.