Petlad is a Block placed in Anand district in Gujarat. Placed in rural area of Gujarat, it is one among the 8 blocks of Anand district. As per the administration records, the block code of Petlad is 144. The block has 56 villages and there are total 48978 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Petlad's population is 232594. Out of this, 121320 are males while the females count 111274 here. This block has 28337 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 15187 are boys and 13150 are girls.
Literacy rate in Petlad block is 75%. 175095 out of total 232594 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 81% as 98407 males out of total 121320 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 68% as 76688 out of total 111274 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Petlad block is 24%. Here 57499 out of total 232594 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 22913 males out of total 121320 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 31% and 34586 out of total 111274 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Petlad block is 95999 yet 136595 are un-employed. And out of 95999 working individual 17727 peoples are completely reliant on cultivation.