Burhar is a Block situated in Shahdol district in Madhya Pradesh. Positioned in rural part of Madhya Pradesh, it is one among the 5 blocks of Shahdol district. As per the administration register, the block code of Burhar is 280. The block has 186 villages and there are total 50052 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Burhar's population is 202885. Out of this, 101670 are males whereas the females count 101215 here. This block has 30968 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 15784 are boys and 15184 are girls.
Literacy rate in Burhar block is 54%. 109583 out of total 202885 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 62% as 63658 males out of total 101670 are literate while female literacy ratio is 45% as 45925 out of total 101215 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Burhar block is 45%. Here 93302 out of total 202885 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 37% as 38012 males out of total 101670 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 54% and 55290 out of total 101215 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Burhar block is 101314 still 101571 are non-working. And out of 101314 employed people 13451 persons are fully reliant on cultivation.