Simri Bakhtiarpur is a Block located in Saharsa district in Bihar. Positioned in rural area of Bihar, it is one of the 10 blocks of Saharsa district. As per the government records, the block code of Simri Bakhtiarpur is 166. The block has 57 villages and there are total 53367 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Simri Bakhtiarpur's population is 280582. Out of this, 147626 are males while the females count 132956 here. This block has 58907 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 30503 are boys and 28404 are girls.
Literacy rate in Simri Bakhtiarpur block is 38%. 108088 out of total 280582 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 46% as 69110 males out of total 147626 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 29% as 38978 out of total 132956 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Simri Bakhtiarpur block is shockingly high -- 61%. Here 172494 out of total 280582 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 53% as 78516 males out of total 147626 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 93978 out of total 132956 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Simri Bakhtiarpur block is 88947 yet 191635 are non-working. And out of 88947 employed individual 17464 persons are fully dependent on agriculture.