Kollegal is a Block placed in Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. Placed in rural region of Karnataka, it is one among the 4 blocks of Chamarajanagar district. As per the administration records, the block number of Kollegal is 147. The block has 139 villages and there are total 68719 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kollegal 's population is 289638. Out of this, 147231 are males while the females count 142407 here. This block has 30536 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 15656 are boys and 14880 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kollegal block is 53%. 154474 out of total 289638 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 59% as 87466 males out of total 147231 are educated while female literacy rate is 47% as 67008 out of total 142407 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kollegal block is 46%. Here 135164 out of total 289638 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 59765 males out of total 147231 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 75399 out of total 142407 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Kollegal block is 146099 however 143539 are un-employed. And out of 146099 employed person 37373 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.