Akaltara is a Block located in Janjgir Champa district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural region of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 9 blocks of Janjgir Champa district. According to the government records, the block number of Akaltara is 47. The block has 81 villages and there are total 34504 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Akaltara's population is 153368. Out of this, 78300 are males whereas the females count 75068 here. This block has 22169 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 11178 are boys and 10991 are girls.
Literacy rate in Akaltara block is 62%. 95911 out of total 153368 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 72% as 56994 males out of total 78300 are educated however female literacy rate is 51% as 38917 out of total 75068 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Akaltara block is 37%. Here 57457 out of total 153368 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 21306 males out of total 78300 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 36151 out of total 75068 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Akaltara block is 79096 however 74272 are non-working. And out of 79096 occupied individual 14328 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.