Purnahiya is a Block located in Sheohar district in Bihar. Located in rural region of Bihar, it is one of the 5 blocks of Sheohar district. As per the administration records, the block number of Purnahiya is 46. The block has 26 villages and there are total 21600 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Purnahiya's population is 91949. Out of this, 48630 are males while the females count 43319 here. This block has 17819 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 9220 are boys and 8599 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Purnahiya block is 44%. 40741 out of total 91949 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 51% as 24831 males out of total 48630 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 36% as 15910 out of total 43319 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Purnahiya block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 51208 out of total 91949 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 48% as 23799 males out of total 48630 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 27409 out of total 43319 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Purnahiya block is 31611 still 60338 are non-working. And out of 31611 occupied individual 4297 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.