Araria is a Block located in Araria district in Bihar. Positioned in rural region of Bihar, it is one among the 9 blocks of Araria district. According to the administration records, the block code of Araria is 104. The block has 79 villages and there are total 78809 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Araria's population is 386508. Out of this, 200411 are males while the females count 186097 here. This block has 84036 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 42985 are boys and 41051 are girls.
Literacy rate in Araria block is 38%. 150574 out of total 386508 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 44% as 90029 males out of total 200411 are literate while female literacy ratio is 32% as 60545 out of total 186097 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Araria block is shockingly high -- 61%. Here 235934 out of total 386508 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 55% as 110382 males out of total 200411 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 67% and 125552 out of total 186097 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Araria block is 140891 whereas 245617 are non-working. And out of 140891 occupied people 19818 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.