Barbigha is a Block placed in Sheikhpura district in Bihar. Placed in rural region of Bihar, it is one of the 6 blocks of Sheikhpura district. As per the administration register, the block number of Barbigha is 360. The block has 54 villages and there are total 14182 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Barbigha's population is 90092. Out of this, 46365 are males whereas the females count 43727 here. This block has 17013 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 8671 are boys and 8342 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Barbigha block is 53%. 48336 out of total 90092 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 61% as 28702 males out of total 46365 are educated while female literacy rate is 44% as 19634 out of total 43727 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Barbigha block is 46%. Here 41756 out of total 90092 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 38% as 17663 males out of total 46365 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 55% and 24093 out of total 43727 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Barbigha block is 32298 still 57794 are un-employed. And out of 32298 working people 5067 peoples are completely dependent on agriculture.