Sikti is a Block positioned in Araria district in Bihar. Positioned in rural part of Bihar, it is one among the 9 blocks of Araria district. As per the government register, the block code of Sikti is 106. The block has 56 villages and there are total 31513 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sikti's population is 158543. Out of this, 81644 are males while the females count 76899 here. This block has 31578 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 16010 are boys and 15568 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sikti block is 45%. 72107 out of total 158543 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 53% as 43664 males out of total 81644 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 36% as 28443 out of total 76899 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Sikti block is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 86436 out of total 158543 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 46% as 37980 males out of total 81644 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 48456 out of total 76899 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Sikti block is 57538 however 101005 are un-employed. And out of 57538 working person 12097 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.