Garkha is a Block situated in Saran district in Bihar. Placed in rural part of Bihar, it is one among the 20 blocks of Saran district. According to the administration records, the block number of Garkha is 253. The block has 110 villages and there are total 41325 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Garkha's population is 268156. Out of this, 136799 are males while the females count 131357 here. This block has 49134 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 25288 are boys and 23846 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Garkha block is 52%. 141508 out of total 268156 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 62% as 85825 males out of total 136799 are literate however female literacy rate is 42% as 55683 out of total 131357 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Garkha block is 47%. Here 126648 out of total 268156 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 37% as 50974 males out of total 136799 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 57% and 75674 out of total 131357 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Garkha block is 71466 whereas 196690 are non-working. And out of 71466 occupied people 11325 persons are fully dependent on agriculture.