Kanker is a Block positioned in Kanker district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in urban region of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 7 blocks of Kanker district. As per the government records, the block code of KANKER is 118. The block has 105 villages and there are total 21421 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kanker's population is 96109. Out of this, 47659 are males whereas the females count 48450 here. This block has 11038 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5521 are boys and 5517 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanker block is 65%. 63070 out of total 96109 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 74% as 35406 males out of total 47659 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 57% as 27664 out of total 48450 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kanker block is 34%. Here 33039 out of total 96109 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 12253 males out of total 47659 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 20786 out of total 48450 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Kanker block is 53566 still 42543 are non-working. And out of 53566 employed person 16560 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.