Kalakote is a Block situated in Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 9 blocks of Rajouri district. According to the government records, the block code of Kalakote is 50. The block has 69 villages and there are total 16243 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kalakote's population is 72667. Out of this, 37864 are males whereas the females count 34803 here. This block has 12768 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 6842 are boys and 5926 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kalakote block is 48%. 35418 out of total 72667 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 55% as 21123 males out of total 37864 are literate however female literacy rate is 41% as 14295 out of total 34803 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kalakote block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 37249 out of total 72667 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 44% as 16741 males out of total 37864 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 58% and 20508 out of total 34803 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Kalakote block is 38661 while 34006 are un-employed. And out of 38661 occupied people 5395 individuals are entirely dependent on cultivation.