Arkalgud is a Block positioned in Hassan district in Karnataka. Located in rural area of Karnataka, it is one among the 8 blocks of Hassan district. As per the government records, the block code of Arkalgud is 126. The block has 296 villages and there are total 44677 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Arkalgud 's population is 187775. Out of this, 93829 are males while the females count 93946 here. This block has 17855 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8912 are boys and 8943 are girls.
Literacy rate in Arkalgud block is 61%. 115094 out of total 187775 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 69% as 65437 males out of total 93829 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 52% as 49657 out of total 93946 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Arkalgud block is 38%. Here 72681 out of total 187775 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 28392 males out of total 93829 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 44289 out of total 93946 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Arkalgud block is 98391 however 89384 are non-working. And out of 98391 occupied people 52480 peoples are entirely reliant on farming.