Dhuraiya is a Block located in Banka district in Bihar. Located in rural part of Bihar, it is one among the 11 blocks of Banka district. According to the administration register, the block number of Dhuraiya is 336. The block has 205 villages and there are total 43274 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dhuraiya's population is 239762. Out of this, 125586 are males while the females count 114176 here. This block has 46248 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 23806 are boys and 22442 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dhuraiya block is 46%. 112545 out of total 239762 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 54% as 68813 males out of total 125586 are educated while female literacy rate is 38% as 43732 out of total 114176 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Dhuraiya block is shockingly high -- 53%. Here 127217 out of total 239762 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 45% as 56773 males out of total 125586 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 70444 out of total 114176 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Dhuraiya block is 97808 however 141954 are un-employed. And out of 97808 employed person 11316 peoples are completely reliant on farming.