Cherpu is a Block situated in Thrissur district in Kerala. Placed in urban region of Kerala, it is one among the 18 blocks of Thrissur district. As per the administration records, the block number of Cherpu is 65. The block has 11 villages and there are total 25098 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Cherpu's population is 103864. Out of this, 50040 are males whereas the females count 53824 here. This block has 9269 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 4711 are boys and 4558 are girls.
Literacy rate in Cherpu block is 87%. 90622 out of total 103864 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 88% as 44143 males out of total 50040 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 86% as 46479 out of total 53824 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Cherpu block is 12%. Here 13242 out of total 103864 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 11% as 5897 males out of total 50040 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 13% and 7345 out of total 53824 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Cherpu block is 38087 still 65777 are non-working. And out of 38087 working individual 760 individuals are completely dependent on cultivation.