Gharghoda is a Block situated in Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh. Placed in rural part of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 9 blocks of Raigarh district. According to the government records, the block code of Gharghoda is 35. The block has 81 villages and there are total 17374 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gharghoda's population is 69970. Out of this, 34501 are males whereas the females count 35469 here. This block has 10129 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5170 are boys and 4959 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gharghoda block is 55%. 38749 out of total 69970 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 65% as 22452 males out of total 34501 are educated while female literacy rate is 45% as 16297 out of total 35469 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Gharghoda block is 44%. Here 31221 out of total 69970 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 34% as 12049 males out of total 34501 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 54% and 19172 out of total 35469 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Gharghoda block is 37265 however 32705 are non-working. And out of 37265 employed individual 8094 individuals are completely reliant on farming.