Geedam is a Block situated in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural region of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 4 blocks of Dantewada district. As per the administration records, the block code of Geedam is 136. The block has 67 villages and there are total 14971 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Geedam's population is 66476. Out of this, 33246 are males whereas the females count 33230 here. This block has 10416 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 5236 are boys and 5180 are girls.
Literacy rate in Geedam block is 39%. 26095 out of total 66476 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 49% as 16382 males out of total 33246 are educated while female literacy rate is 29% as 9713 out of total 33230 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Geedam block is shockingly high -- 60%. Here 40381 out of total 66476 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 16864 males out of total 33246 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 23517 out of total 33230 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Geedam block is 37516 however 28960 are non-working. And out of 37516 occupied person 8653 individuals are entirely dependent on agriculture.