Nilagiri is a Block located in Balasore district in Odisha. Situated in rural part of Odisha, it is one among the 12 blocks of Balasore district. According to the administration records, the block number of Nilagiri is 92. The block has 158 villages and there are total 31679 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nilagiri's population is 129360. Out of this, 64713 are males while the females count 64647 here. This block has 18774 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9548 are boys and 9226 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nilagiri block is 55%. 72244 out of total 129360 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 63% as 41345 males out of total 64713 are literate however female literacy rate is 47% as 30899 out of total 64647 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Nilagiri block is 44%. Here 57116 out of total 129360 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 23368 males out of total 64713 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 33748 out of total 64647 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Nilagiri block is 56148 whereas 73212 are un-employed. And out of 56148 employed people 8195 persons are totally dependent on farming.