Nawagarh is a Block placed in Janjgir Champa district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural part of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 9 blocks of Janjgir Champa district. As per the government records, the block number of Nawagarh is 49. The block has 109 villages and there are total 46164 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nawagarh's population is 226114. Out of this, 114601 are males while the females count 111513 here. This block has 33807 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 17244 are boys and 16563 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nawagarh block is 62%. 141488 out of total 226114 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 72% as 83597 males out of total 114601 are educated however female literacy rate is 51% as 57891 out of total 111513 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Nawagarh block is 37%. Here 84626 out of total 226114 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 31004 males out of total 114601 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 53622 out of total 111513 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Nawagarh block is 121327 however 104787 are un-employed. And out of 121327 occupied individual 35551 peoples are entirely dependent on agriculture.