Similia is a Block placed in Balasore district in Odisha. Placed in rural part of Odisha, it is one of the 12 blocks of Balasore district. According to the administration register, the block code of Similia is 95. The block has 154 villages and there are total 26407 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Similia's population is 121516. Out of this, 62017 are males whereas the females count 59499 here. This block has 15213 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7943 are boys and 7270 are girls.
Literacy rate in Similia block is 71%. 87235 out of total 121516 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 78% as 48524 males out of total 62017 are educated however female literacy rate is 65% as 38711 out of total 59499 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Similia block is 28%. Here 34281 out of total 121516 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 21% as 13493 males out of total 62017 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 20788 out of total 59499 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Similia block is 47451 yet 74065 are non-working. And out of 47451 occupied individual 14806 peoples are entirely dependent on farming.