Arnas is a Block located in Reasi district in Jammu & Kashmir. Positioned in rural part of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 4 blocks of Reasi district. According to the administration records, the block code of Arnas is 129. The block has 53 villages and there are total 10695 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Arnas's population is 58779. Out of this, 30600 are males whereas the females count 28179 here. This block has 11071 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 5696 are boys and 5375 are girls.
Literacy rate in Arnas block is 39%. 23408 out of total 58779 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 48% as 14924 males out of total 30600 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 30% as 8484 out of total 28179 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Arnas block is shockingly high -- 60%. Here 35371 out of total 58779 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 51% as 15676 males out of total 30600 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 69% and 19695 out of total 28179 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Arnas block is 24011 while 34768 are non-working. And out of 24011 occupied individual 10551 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.