Kurdeg is a Block situated in Simdega district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one among the 10 blocks of Simdega district. As per the administration register, the block code of Kurdeg is 226. The block has 25 villages and there are total 9847 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kurdeg's population is 47984. Out of this, 23881 are males whereas the females count 24103 here. This block has 7281 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 3680 are boys and 3601 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kurdeg block is 57%. 27484 out of total 47984 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 64% as 15334 males out of total 23881 are literate while female literacy rate is 50% as 12150 out of total 24103 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kurdeg block is 42%. Here 20500 out of total 47984 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 35% as 8547 males out of total 23881 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 49% and 11953 out of total 24103 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Kurdeg block is 23401 still 24583 are non-working. And out of 23401 working people 4475 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.