Raichur is a Block located in Raichur district in Karnataka. Placed in urban region of Karnataka, it is one among the 5 blocks of Raichur district. According to the government register, the block number of Raichur is 29. The block has 161 villages and there are total 52001 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Raichur 's population is 264564. Out of this, 131899 are males while the females count 132665 here. This block has 41137 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 21056 are boys and 20081 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Raichur block is 45%. 120070 out of total 264564 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 55% as 73276 males out of total 131899 are literate while female literacy rate is 35% as 46794 out of total 132665 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Raichur block is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 144494 out of total 264564 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 44% as 58623 males out of total 131899 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 64% and 85871 out of total 132665 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Raichur block is 134431 while 130133 are non-working. And out of 134431 employed people 35381 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.