Irikkur is a Block positioned in Kannur district in Kerala. Located in urban area of Kerala, it is one among the 9 blocks of Kannur district. As per the administration register, the block number of Irikkur is 7. The block has 16 villages and there are total 53697 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Irikkur's population is 239621. Out of this, 114952 are males whereas the females count 124669 here. This block has 27079 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 13785 are boys and 13294 are girls.
Literacy rate in Irikkur block is 83%. 199927 out of total 239621 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 85% as 97942 males out of total 114952 are educated while female literacy rate is 81% as 101985 out of total 124669 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Irikkur block is 16%. Here 39694 out of total 239621 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 17010 males out of total 114952 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 18% and 22684 out of total 124669 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Irikkur block is 82123 yet 157498 are un-employed. And out of 82123 working person 7112 persons are totally dependent on agriculture.