Patharia is a Block located in Mungeli district in Chhattisgarh. Placed in rural part of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 3 blocks of Mungeli district. As per the government records, the block number of Patharia is 62. The block has 151 villages and there are total 35097 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Patharia's population is 163786. Out of this, 83146 are males while the females count 80640 here. This block has 27919 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 14228 are boys and 13691 are girls.
Literacy rate in Patharia block is 53%. 87260 out of total 163786 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 63% as 53130 males out of total 83146 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 42% as 34130 out of total 80640 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Patharia block is 46%. Here 76526 out of total 163786 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 30016 males out of total 83146 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 57% and 46510 out of total 80640 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Patharia block is 81564 yet 82222 are un-employed. And out of 81564 occupied individual 26639 persons are totally reliant on agriculture.