Pratappur is a Block placed in Surajpur district in Chhattisgarh. Placed in rural part of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 6 blocks of Surajpur district. According to the government records, the block code of Pratappur is 9. The block has 114 villages and there are total 31094 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pratappur's population is 137920. Out of this, 69373 are males whereas the females count 68547 here. This block has 23840 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12158 are boys and 11682 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pratappur block is 45%. 63138 out of total 137920 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 54% as 37659 males out of total 69373 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 37% as 25479 out of total 68547 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Pratappur block is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 74782 out of total 137920 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 45% as 31714 males out of total 69373 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 62% and 43068 out of total 68547 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Pratappur block is 66158 yet 71762 are un-employed. And out of 66158 working people 13970 persons are totally dependent on agriculture.