Pakuria is a Block positioned in Pakur district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 6 blocks of Pakur district. As per the government records, the block code of Pakuria is 84. The block has 156 villages and there are total 22992 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pakuria's population is 108576. Out of this, 54181 are males whereas the females count 54395 here. This block has 19484 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9875 are boys and 9609 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pakuria block is 44%. 47945 out of total 108576 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 53% as 28865 males out of total 54181 are educated while female literacy rate is 35% as 19080 out of total 54395 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Pakuria block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 60631 out of total 108576 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 46% as 25316 males out of total 54181 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 64% and 35315 out of total 54395 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Pakuria block is 51195 while 57381 are non-working. And out of 51195 employed people 9016 individuals are totally dependent on farming.