Phek is a Block positioned in Phek district in Nagaland. Located in rural part of Nagaland, it is one of the 5 blocks of Phek district. As per the administration records, the block number of Phek is 28. The block has 25 villages and there are total 4653 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Phek's population is 19382. Out of this, 9814 are males while the females count 9568 here. This block has 3350 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 1787 are boys and 1563 are girls.
Literacy rate in Phek block is 65%. 12612 out of total 19382 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 69% as 6845 males out of total 9814 are literate while female literacy rate is 60% as 5767 out of total 9568 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Phek block is 34%. Here 6770 out of total 19382 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 30% as 2969 males out of total 9814 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 3801 out of total 9568 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Phek block is 9500 however 9882 are un-employed. And out of 9500 working individual 7493 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.