Narkanda is a Block located in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh. Positioned in rural region of Himachal Pradesh, it is one among the 10 blocks of Shimla district. According to the administration records, the block number of Narkanda is 67. The block has 186 villages and there are total 10117 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Narkanda's population is 42161. Out of this, 21354 are males while the females count 20807 here. This block has 3680 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 1902 are boys and 1778 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Narkanda block is 76%. 32441 out of total 42161 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 82% as 17640 males out of total 21354 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 71% as 14801 out of total 20807 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Narkanda block is 23%. Here 9720 out of total 42161 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 17% as 3714 males out of total 21354 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 28% and 6006 out of total 20807 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Narkanda block is 22068 whereas 20093 are un-employed. And out of 22068 employed person 8642 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.