Pithaura is a Block positioned in Mahasamund district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural region of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 5 blocks of Mahasamund district. As per the government records, the block number of Pithaura is 109. The block has 248 villages and there are total 48287 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pithaura's population is 196238. Out of this, 96492 are males whereas the females count 99746 here. This block has 24344 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 12276 are boys and 12068 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pithaura block is 60%. 118732 out of total 196238 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 70% as 67893 males out of total 96492 are literate however female literacy rate is 50% as 50839 out of total 99746 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Pithaura block is 39%. Here 77506 out of total 196238 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 28599 males out of total 96492 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 49% and 48907 out of total 99746 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Pithaura block is 102901 whereas 93337 are non-working. And out of 102901 occupied individual 27224 peoples are completely reliant on farming.