Barbaruah is a Block situated in Dibrugarh district in Assam. Positioned in urban area of Assam, it is one among the 7 blocks of Dibrugarh district. According to the government register, the block code of Barbaruah is 98. The block has 190 villages and there are total 34434 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Barbaruah's population is 166835. Out of this, 84851 are males while the females count 81984 here. This block has 20243 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 10416 are boys and 9827 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barbaruah block is 68%. 115097 out of total 166835 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 74% as 62936 males out of total 84851 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 63% as 52161 out of total 81984 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Barbaruah block is 31%. Here 51738 out of total 166835 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 21915 males out of total 84851 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 36% and 29823 out of total 81984 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Barbaruah block is 69710 however 97125 are un-employed. And out of 69710 occupied people 11344 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.