Pernem is a Block positioned in North Goa district in Goa. Located in urban area of Goa, it is one of the 6 blocks of North Goa district. As per the government register, the block number of Pernem is 1. The block has 27 villages and there are total 16046 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pernem's population is 70726. Out of this, 36095 are males while the females count 34631 here. This block has 6500 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 3392 are boys and 3108 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Pernem block is 79%. 56403 out of total 70726 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 84% as 30339 males out of total 36095 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 75% as 26064 out of total 34631 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Pernem block is 20%. Here 14323 out of total 70726 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 15% as 5756 males out of total 36095 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 24% and 8567 out of total 34631 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Pernem block is 26610 whereas 44116 are un-employed. And out of 26610 working person 1390 persons are entirely reliant on farming.