Premnagar is a Block situated in Surajpur district in Chhattisgarh. Placed in rural region of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 6 blocks of Surajpur district. As per the government records, the block code of Premnagar is 16. The block has 46 villages and there are total 13459 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Premnagar's population is 59843. Out of this, 30061 are males while the females count 29782 here. This block has 10303 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5266 are boys and 5037 are girls.
Literacy rate in Premnagar block is 46%. 27748 out of total 59843 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 54% as 16264 males out of total 30061 are literate while female literacy rate is 38% as 11484 out of total 29782 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Premnagar block is shockingly high -- 53%. Here 32095 out of total 59843 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 45% as 13797 males out of total 30061 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 18298 out of total 29782 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Premnagar block is 33029 however 26814 are un-employed. And out of 33029 working individual 15336 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.