Katekalyan is a Block located 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 Katekalyan is 138. The block has 43 villages and there are total 9415 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Katekalyan's population is 43335. Out of this, 20737 are males whereas the females count 22598 here. This block has 7550 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 3647 are boys and 3903 are girls.
Literacy rate in Katekalyan block is 19%. 8338 out of total 43335 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 25% as 5221 males out of total 20737 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 13% as 3117 out of total 22598 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Katekalyan block is shockingly high -- 80%. Here 34997 out of total 43335 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 74% as 15516 males out of total 20737 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 86% and 19481 out of total 22598 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Katekalyan block is 24089 while 19246 are un-employed. And out of 24089 employed person 12551 peoples are entirely dependent on farming.