Barapali is a Block positioned in Bargarh district in Odisha. Located in rural region of Odisha, it is one among the 12 blocks of Bargarh district. According to the administration records, the block code of Barapali is 11. The block has 74 villages and there are total 28325 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Barapali's population is 107421. Out of this, 55025 are males whereas the females count 52396 here. This block has 11174 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5688 are boys and 5486 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barapali block is 67%. 72301 out of total 107421 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 75% as 41704 males out of total 55025 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 58% as 30597 out of total 52396 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Barapali block is 32%. Here 35120 out of total 107421 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 13321 males out of total 55025 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 21799 out of total 52396 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Barapali block is 58686 while 48735 are un-employed. And out of 58686 working person 15445 persons are totally dependent on agriculture.