Purnia is a district in Bihar State of India. It has a total of 14 Blocks in this district. The district has an total area of 3,229 sq km. There are 3 towns and 1,273 villages in this district.
As per census Purnia District has a population of 3,264,619 in 2011 out of which 1,699,370 are male and 1,565,249 are female. Population of Purnia District in 2020/2021 is 3,684,418(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 1,332,326 out of 805,261 are male and 527,065 are female. People living in Purnia District depend on multiple skills, total workers are 1,143,318 out of which men are 803,275 and women are 340,043. Total 160,724 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 137,994 are cultivated by men and 22,730 are women. 474,573 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 351,814 and 122,759 are women. Purnia District sex ratio is 921 females per 1000 of males. Next Purnia District Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 3,229 sq km., 128 sq km is urban and 3101 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 3,623,728 in the district, 343,005 are in urban area and 2,921,614 are in rural area. 66,414 households are in urban, 581,363 are in rural area. 210,701 literate people are in urban, 1,121,625 are in rural area.
Geography of Purnia
Languages spoken are Hindi
The Purnia average altitude (elevation) 36 m above sealevel.