Ponda is a Block positioned in North Goa district in Goa. Placed in urban region of Goa, it is one of the 6 blocks of North Goa district. As per the government records, the block code of Ponda is 6. The block has 31 villages and there are total 32531 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ponda's population is 143166. Out of this, 73763 are males whereas the females count 69403 here. This block has 13547 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 6981 are boys and 6566 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ponda block is 80%. 114557 out of total 143166 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 84% as 62235 males out of total 73763 are literate however female literacy ratio is 75% as 52322 out of total 69403 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Ponda block is 19%. Here 28609 out of total 143166 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 15% as 11528 males out of total 73763 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 24% and 17081 out of total 69403 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Ponda block is 59736 while 83430 are un-employed. And out of 59736 working individual 2126 peoples are entirely dependent on farming.