Maheshpur is a Block situated in Pakur district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural region of Jharkhand, it is one among the 6 blocks of Pakur district. According to the government register, the block number of Maheshpur is 83. The block has 345 villages and there are total 44703 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Maheshpur's population is 208862. Out of this, 104984 are males whereas the females count 103878 here. This block has 37798 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 19018 are boys and 18780 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Maheshpur block is 42%. 89537 out of total 208862 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 50% as 52616 males out of total 104984 are educated while female literacy rate is 35% as 36921 out of total 103878 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Maheshpur block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 119325 out of total 208862 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 49% as 52368 males out of total 104984 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 66957 out of total 103878 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Maheshpur block is 89482 while 119380 are non-working. And out of 89482 working individual 18610 individuals are totally reliant on cultivation.