Dera is a Block located in Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh. Placed in rural region of Himachal Pradesh, it is one among the 15 blocks of Kangra district. According to the government register, the block code of Dera is 13. The block has 540 villages and there are total 28172 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dera's population is 126821. Out of this, 61473 are males whereas the females count 65348 here. This block has 14386 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 7556 are boys and 6830 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dera block is 76%. 96880 out of total 126821 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 81% as 49845 males out of total 61473 are literate while female literacy ratio is 71% as 47035 out of total 65348 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Dera block is 23%. Here 29941 out of total 126821 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 18% as 11628 males out of total 61473 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 28% and 18313 out of total 65348 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Dera block is 76705 still 50116 are non-working. And out of 76705 occupied individual 9129 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.