Kasba is a Block placed in Purnia district in Bihar. Located in rural region of Bihar, it is one among the 14 blocks of Purnia district. According to the government register, the block code of Kasba is 123. The block has 61 villages and there are total 30900 homes in this Block.
Kasba's population is 157920. Out of this, 81518 are males while the females count 76402 here. This block has 35557 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 18095 are boys and 17462 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kasba block is 36%. 57084 out of total 157920 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 42% as 34690 males out of total 81518 are literate while female literacy rate is 29% as 22394 out of total 76402 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Kasba block is shockingly high -- 63%. Here 100836 out of total 157920 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 57% as 46828 males out of total 81518 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 54008 out of total 76402 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Kasba block is 50400 however 107520 are non-working. And out of 50400 employed people 7952 peoples are completely dependent on farming.