Petia is a village situated in Dhanbad-Cum-Kenduadih-Cum-Jagata block of Dhanbad district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 406 families residing in the village Petia. The total population of Petia is 2,135 out of which 1,132 are males and 1,003 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Petia is 886.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Petia village is 252 which is 12% of the total population. There are 122 male children and 130 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Petia is 1,066 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Petia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Petia is 78.4%. Thus Petia village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.2% of Dhanbad district. The male literacy rate is 89.11% and the female literacy rate is 66.09% in Petia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Petia village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Petia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Petia village.
In Petia village out of total population, 716 were engaged in work activities. 38.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 61.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 716 workers engaged in Main Work, 18 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Petia village in Dhanbad-Cum-Kenduadih-Cum-Jagata.
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