Barahat is a Block positioned in Banka district in Bihar. Located in rural part of Bihar, it is one of the 11 blocks of Banka district. According to the administration records, the block code of Barahat is 337. The block has 70 villages and there are total 28940 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Barahat's population is 149188. Out of this, 77845 are males while the females count 71343 here. This block has 27528 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 14229 are boys and 13299 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barahat block is 48%. 72959 out of total 149188 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 56% as 43759 males out of total 77845 are educated however female literacy rate is 40% as 29200 out of total 71343 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Barahat block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 76229 out of total 149188 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 43% as 34086 males out of total 77845 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 59% and 42143 out of total 71343 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Barahat block is 50040 while 99148 are non-working. And out of 50040 employed person 8931 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.