Palasi is a Block located in Araria district in Bihar. Situated in rural region of Bihar, it is one among the 9 blocks of Araria district. According to the administration records, the block number of Palasi is 107. The block has 103 villages and there are total 51258 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Palasi's population is 248369. Out of this, 128843 are males while the females count 119526 here. This block has 51750 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 26247 are boys and 25503 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Palasi block is 41%. 103885 out of total 248369 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 50% as 64861 males out of total 128843 are educated however female literacy rate is 32% as 39024 out of total 119526 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Palasi block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 144484 out of total 248369 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 49% as 63982 males out of total 128843 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 80502 out of total 119526 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Palasi block is 84352 however 164017 are non-working. And out of 84352 working people 14120 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.