Puttur is a Block positioned in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. Situated in urban part of Karnataka, it is one among the 5 blocks of Dakshina Kannada district. According to the administration records, the block number of Puttur is 132. The block has 67 villages and there are total 48191 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Puttur's population is 234790. Out of this, 116713 are males while the females count 118077 here. This block has 24768 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 12712 are boys and 12056 are girls.
Literacy rate in Puttur block is 75%. 177609 out of total 234790 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 93906 males out of total 116713 are educated while female literacy rate is 70% as 83703 out of total 118077 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Puttur block is 24%. Here 57181 out of total 234790 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 22807 males out of total 116713 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 29% and 34374 out of total 118077 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Puttur block is 124655 yet 110135 are un-employed. And out of 124655 employed person 1995 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.