Nileshwar is a Block placed in Kasaragod district in Kerala. Situated in urban area of Kerala, it is one of the 4 blocks of Kasaragod district. As per the government register, the block number of Nileshwar is 4. The block has 23 villages and there are total 62111 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nileshwar's population is 271391. Out of this, 128028 are males whereas the females count 143363 here. This block has 29549 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 14947 are boys and 14602 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nileshwar block is 82%. 223687 out of total 271391 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 84% as 108392 males out of total 128028 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 80% as 115295 out of total 143363 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Nileshwar block is 17%. Here 47704 out of total 271391 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 15% as 19636 males out of total 128028 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 19% and 28068 out of total 143363 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Nileshwar block is 96017 however 175374 are non-working. And out of 96017 working person 3278 peoples are totally reliant on cultivation.