Kalchini is a Block situated in Alipurduar district in West Bengal. Located in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 6 blocks of Alipurduar district. As per the administration records, the block code of Kalchini is 18. The block has 45 villages and there are total 62737 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kalchini's population is 298458. Out of this, 154829 are males while the females count 143629 here. This block has 34627 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 17657 are boys and 16970 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kalchini block is 60%. 181946 out of total 298458 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 68% as 106237 males out of total 154829 are educated however female literacy rate is 52% as 75709 out of total 143629 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Kalchini block is 39%. Here 116512 out of total 298458 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 31% as 48592 males out of total 154829 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 67920 out of total 143629 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Kalchini block is 120238 still 178220 are non-working. And out of 120238 working people 5362 individuals are totally reliant on farming.