Pratappur is a Block located in Chatra district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 12 blocks of Chatra district. As per the administration records, the block code of Pratappur is 21. The block has 176 villages and there are total 21055 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pratappur's population is 120221. Out of this, 61780 are males while the females count 58441 here. This block has 24046 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 12012 are boys and 12034 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pratappur block is 42%. 51156 out of total 120221 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 50% as 31354 males out of total 61780 are literate while female literacy ratio is 33% as 19802 out of total 58441 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Pratappur block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 69065 out of total 120221 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 30426 males out of total 61780 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 66% and 38639 out of total 58441 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Pratappur block is 45893 still 74328 are non-working. And out of 45893 working people 5242 individuals are fully reliant on agriculture.