Dantewada is a Block positioned in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural area of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 4 blocks of Dantewada district. As per the government records, the block code of Dantewada is 137. The block has 59 villages and there are total 13678 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dantewada's population is 59283. Out of this, 28640 are males while the females count 30643 here. This block has 9514 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 4777 are boys and 4737 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dantewada block is 27%. 16211 out of total 59283 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 36% as 10339 males out of total 28640 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 19% as 5872 out of total 30643 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Dantewada block is shockingly high -- 72%. Here 43072 out of total 59283 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 63% as 18301 males out of total 28640 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 80% and 24771 out of total 30643 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Dantewada block is 32497 yet 26786 are un-employed. And out of 32497 occupied individual 15156 individuals are entirely dependent on cultivation.