Khaira is a Block placed in Balasore district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Odisha, it is one of the 12 blocks of Balasore district. According to the government register, the block number of Khaira is 94. The block has 368 villages and there are total 41674 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khaira's population is 179884. Out of this, 89199 are males while the females count 90685 here. This block has 21883 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 11156 are boys and 10727 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khaira block is 71%. 128999 out of total 179884 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 69114 males out of total 89199 are literate while female literacy rate is 66% as 59885 out of total 90685 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Khaira block is 28%. Here 50885 out of total 179884 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 20085 males out of total 89199 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 30800 out of total 90685 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Khaira block is 68000 yet 111884 are un-employed. And out of 68000 working individual 23862 individuals are fully dependent on cultivation.