Patarghat is a Block placed in Saharsa district in Bihar. Positioned in rural region of Bihar, it is one among the 10 blocks of Saharsa district. According to the government register, the block number of Patarghat is 164. The block has 15 villages and there are total 26842 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Patarghat's population is 128322. Out of this, 67197 are males while the females count 61125 here. This block has 25889 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 13430 are boys and 12459 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Patarghat block is 43%. 56005 out of total 128322 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 50% as 34185 males out of total 67197 are literate however female literacy ratio is 35% as 21820 out of total 61125 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Patarghat block is shockingly high -- 56%. Here 72317 out of total 128322 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 33012 males out of total 67197 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 64% and 39305 out of total 61125 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Patarghat block is 44611 whereas 83711 are un-employed. And out of 44611 occupied people 10797 persons are totally dependent on agriculture.