Murkongselek is a Block positioned in Dhemaji district in Assam. Situated in rural area of Assam, it is one among the 5 blocks of Dhemaji district. According to the government register, the block code of Murkongselek is 88. The block has 384 villages and there are total 30012 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Murkongselek's population is 169898. Out of this, 87234 are males whereas the females count 82664 here. This block has 27226 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 14156 are boys and 13070 are girls.
Literacy rate in Murkongselek block is 55%. 93499 out of total 169898 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 61% as 53554 males out of total 87234 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 48% as 39945 out of total 82664 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Murkongselek block is 44%. Here 76399 out of total 169898 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 33680 males out of total 87234 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 51% and 42719 out of total 82664 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Murkongselek block is 82947 while 86951 are un-employed. And out of 82947 employed people 41339 individuals are totally reliant on cultivation.