Kalpetta is a Block positioned in Wayanad district in Kerala. Placed in rural area of Kerala, it is one of the 3 blocks of Wayanad district. According to the government register, the block number of Kalpetta is 15. The block has 21 villages and there are total 53293 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kalpetta's population is 234439. Out of this, 114173 are males whereas the females count 120266 here. This block has 27936 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 14195 are boys and 13741 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kalpetta block is 78%. 183480 out of total 234439 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 81% as 92732 males out of total 114173 are literate while female literacy rate is 75% as 90748 out of total 120266 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kalpetta block is 21%. Here 50959 out of total 234439 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 21441 males out of total 114173 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 24% and 29518 out of total 120266 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Kalpetta block is 92957 yet 141482 are un-employed. And out of 92957 employed person 8836 peoples are totally dependent on farming.