Khonsa is a Block situated in Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh. Placed in rural part of Arunachal Pradesh, it is one among the 3 blocks of Tirap district. As per the government register, the block code of Khonsa is 66. The block has 62 villages and there are total 4094 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khonsa's population is 21441. Out of this, 10954 are males while the females count 10487 here. This block has 3144 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 1629 are boys and 1515 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khonsa block is 49%. 10514 out of total 21441 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 57% as 6334 males out of total 10954 are educated while female literacy rate is 39% as 4180 out of total 10487 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Khonsa block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 10927 out of total 21441 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 42% as 4620 males out of total 10954 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 6307 out of total 10487 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Khonsa block is 10742 yet 10699 are non-working. And out of 10742 working person 7564 individuals are entirely dependent on agriculture.