Kasaragod is a Block placed in Kasaragod district in Kerala. Situated in urban area of Kerala, it is one among the 4 blocks of Kasaragod district. As per the administration register, the block code of Kasaragod is 2. The block has 24 villages and there are total 60051 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kasaragod's population is 299700. Out of this, 145305 are males while the females count 154395 here. This block has 38288 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 19546 are boys and 18742 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kasaragod block is 77%. 233564 out of total 299700 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 117149 males out of total 145305 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 75% as 116415 out of total 154395 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kasaragod block is 22%. Here 66136 out of total 299700 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 28156 males out of total 145305 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 24% and 37980 out of total 154395 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Kasaragod block is 101110 however 198590 are un-employed. And out of 101110 occupied people 5075 persons are totally dependent on farming.