Piriyapatna is a Block placed in Mysore district in Karnataka. Situated in rural part of Karnataka, it is one of the 7 blocks of Mysore district. According to the administration register, the block number of Piriyapatna is 137. The block has 203 villages and there are total 50044 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Piriyapatna 's population is 226391. Out of this, 116471 are males whereas the females count 109920 here. This block has 23408 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 12097 are boys and 11311 are girls.
Literacy rate in Piriyapatna block is 62%. 142174 out of total 226391 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 70% as 81932 males out of total 116471 are literate while female literacy rate is 54% as 60242 out of total 109920 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Piriyapatna block is 37%. Here 84217 out of total 226391 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 34539 males out of total 116471 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 49678 out of total 109920 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Piriyapatna block is 112269 yet 114122 are non-working. And out of 112269 occupied people 59540 peoples are entirely reliant on agriculture.