Riga is a Block positioned in Sitamarhi district in Bihar. Placed in rural part of Bihar, it is one of the 17 blocks of Sitamarhi district. According to the administration register, the block code of Riga is 58. The block has 39 villages and there are total 43032 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Riga's population is 206979. Out of this, 109257 are males whereas the females count 97722 here. This block has 41331 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 21343 are boys and 19988 are girls.
Literacy rate in Riga block is 43%. 89725 out of total 206979 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 50% as 55618 males out of total 109257 are literate while female literacy ratio is 34% as 34107 out of total 97722 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Riga block is shockingly high -- 56%. Here 117254 out of total 206979 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 53639 males out of total 109257 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 65% and 63615 out of total 97722 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Riga block is 59194 while 147785 are non-working. And out of 59194 employed people 11885 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.