Ambikapur is a Block positioned in Surguja district in Chhattisgarh. Located in urban area of Chhattisgarh, it is one among the 7 blocks of Surguja district. As per the administration records, the block number of Ambikapur is 17. The block has 125 villages and there are total 38145 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ambikapur's population is 167268. Out of this, 84501 are males while the females count 82767 here. This block has 24749 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12565 are boys and 12184 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ambikapur block is 50%. 84353 out of total 167268 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 58% as 49185 males out of total 84501 are literate however female literacy rate is 42% as 35168 out of total 82767 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Ambikapur block is 49%. Here 82915 out of total 167268 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 35316 males out of total 84501 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 57% and 47599 out of total 82767 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Ambikapur block is 79177 yet 88091 are non-working. And out of 79177 occupied person 17733 peoples are entirely reliant on agriculture.