Basantpur is a Block situated in Supaul district in Bihar. Positioned in rural area of Bihar, it is one of the 11 blocks of Supaul district. According to the government records, the block number of Basantpur is 90. The block has 91 villages and there are total 36097 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Basantpur's population is 182075. Out of this, 94277 are males while the females count 87798 here. This block has 38362 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 19681 are boys and 18681 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Basantpur block is 44%. 81567 out of total 182075 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 52% as 49632 males out of total 94277 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 36% as 31935 out of total 87798 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Basantpur block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 100508 out of total 182075 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 47% as 44645 males out of total 94277 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 55863 out of total 87798 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Basantpur block is 60226 yet 121849 are non-working. And out of 60226 occupied people 10252 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.