Sohela is a Block located in Bargarh district in Odisha. Positioned in urban area of Odisha, it is one among the 12 blocks of Bargarh district. According to the administration register, the block code of Sohela is 6. The block has 129 villages and there are total 36695 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sohela's population is 139254. Out of this, 70452 are males while the females count 68802 here. This block has 15176 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 7730 are boys and 7446 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sohela block is 67%. 94502 out of total 139254 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 75% as 53423 males out of total 70452 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 59% as 41079 out of total 68802 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Sohela block is 32%. Here 44752 out of total 139254 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 17029 males out of total 70452 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 40% and 27723 out of total 68802 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Sohela block is 80108 whereas 59146 are non-working. And out of 80108 occupied people 18125 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.