Paonta Sahib is a Block located in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. Located in rural region of Himachal Pradesh, it is one among the 6 blocks of Sirmaur district. As per the government register, the block number of Paonta Sahib is 62. The block has 191 villages and there are total 31460 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Paonta Sahib's population is 169682. Out of this, 89150 are males while the females count 80532 here. This block has 22127 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 11484 are boys and 10643 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Paonta Sahib block is 64%. 109748 out of total 169682 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 72% as 64466 males out of total 89150 are literate while female literacy rate is 56% as 45282 out of total 80532 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Paonta Sahib block is 35%. Here 59934 out of total 169682 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 24684 males out of total 89150 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 43% and 35250 out of total 80532 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Paonta Sahib block is 74760 while 94922 are non-working. And out of 74760 working people 19074 individuals are completely dependent on farming.