Gariaband is a Block positioned in Gariyaband district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural area of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 5 blocks of Gariyaband district. As per the government records, the block number of Gariaband is 102. The block has 170 villages and there are total 20890 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gariaband's population is 84556. Out of this, 41557 are males whereas the females count 42999 here. This block has 12135 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6026 are boys and 6109 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gariaband block is 62%. 52771 out of total 84556 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 71% as 29910 males out of total 41557 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 53% as 22861 out of total 42999 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Gariaband block is 37%. Here 31785 out of total 84556 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 11647 males out of total 41557 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 46% and 20138 out of total 42999 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Gariaband block is 45988 however 38568 are non-working. And out of 45988 occupied person 9176 peoples are totally dependent on farming.