Pen is a Block placed in Raigarh district in Maharashtra. Placed in urban part of Maharashtra, it is one among the 15 blocks of Raigarh district. According to the administration records, the block code of Pen is 227. The block has 171 villages and there are total 36072 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pen's population is 157602. Out of this, 80313 are males whereas the females count 77289 here. This block has 17974 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 9181 are boys and 8793 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pen block is 66%. 104186 out of total 157602 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 73% as 59309 males out of total 80313 are literate while female literacy rate is 58% as 44877 out of total 77289 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Pen block is 33%. Here 53416 out of total 157602 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 21004 males out of total 80313 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 32412 out of total 77289 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Pen block is 70194 whereas 87408 are un-employed. And out of 70194 working people 16000 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.