Quepem is a Block positioned in South Goa district in Goa. Located in urban area of Goa, it is one of the 5 blocks of South Goa district. According to the government records, the block code of Quepem is 9. The block has 36 villages and there are total 9839 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Quepem's population is 43668. Out of this, 21844 are males whereas the females count 21824 here. This block has 4493 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 2287 are boys and 2206 are girls.
Literacy rate in Quepem block is 71%. 31200 out of total 43668 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 75% as 16594 males out of total 21844 are literate while female literacy ratio is 66% as 14606 out of total 21824 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Quepem block is 28%. Here 12468 out of total 43668 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 24% as 5250 males out of total 21844 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 33% and 7218 out of total 21824 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Quepem block is 18338 while 25330 are non-working. And out of 18338 employed people 2865 peoples are fully dependent on farming.