Oachira is a Block positioned in Kollam district in Kerala. Placed in urban region of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. According to the government records, the block code of Oachira is 129. The block has 6 villages and there are total 35900 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Oachira's population is 140390. Out of this, 65741 are males whereas the females count 74649 here. This block has 14027 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7148 are boys and 6879 are girls.
Literacy rate in Oachira block is 84%. 118394 out of total 140390 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 85% as 56370 males out of total 65741 are educated however female literacy rate is 83% as 62024 out of total 74649 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Oachira block is 15%. Here 21996 out of total 140390 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 9371 males out of total 65741 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 16% and 12625 out of total 74649 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Oachira block is 44576 while 95814 are un-employed. And out of 44576 working person 1246 individuals are fully dependent on cultivation.