Paraia is a village located in Sikti Block of Araria district in Bihar. Positioned in rural part of Araria district of Bihar, it is one of the 56 villages of Sikti Block of Araria district. According to the government records, the village number of Paraia is 221992. The village has 1988 families.
According to Census 2011, Paraia's population is 9998. Out of this, 5190 are males while the females count 4808 here. This village has 2060 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 1032 are boys and 1028 are girls.
Literacy rate in Paraia village is 34%. 3402 out of total 9998 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 40% as 2113 males out of total 5190 are literate however female literacy rate is 26% as 1289 out of total 4808 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Paraia village is shockingly high -- 65%. Here 6596 out of total 9998 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 59% as 3077 males out of total 5190 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 73% and 3519 out of total 4808 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working individual of Paraia village is 3610 however 6388 are un-employed. And out of 3610 working people 566 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.