Tonkapal is a Block situated in Bastar district in Chhattisgarh. Placed in rural region of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 7 blocks of Bastar district. According to the administration records, the block code of Tonkapal is 132. The block has 70 villages and there are total 18206 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Tonkapal's population is 77505. Out of this, 37573 are males whereas the females count 39932 here. This block has 12075 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 6069 are boys and 6006 are girls.
Literacy rate in Tonkapal block is 41%. 31830 out of total 77505 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 49% as 18700 males out of total 37573 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 32% as 13130 out of total 39932 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Tonkapal block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 45675 out of total 77505 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 18873 males out of total 37573 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 26802 out of total 39932 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Tonkapal block is 34828 whereas 42677 are non-working. And out of 34828 occupied people 7298 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.