Bhandaripokhari is a Block placed in Bhadrak district in Odisha. Located in rural part of Odisha, it is one among the 7 blocks of Bhadrak district. According to the administration register, the block code of Bhandaripokhari is 99. The block has 175 villages and there are total 28090 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bhandaripokhari's population is 127158. Out of this, 63751 are males while the females count 63407 here. This block has 14325 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 7437 are boys and 6888 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bhandaripokhari block is 76%. 97500 out of total 127158 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 81% as 51929 males out of total 63751 are literate while female literacy rate is 71% as 45571 out of total 63407 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Bhandaripokhari block is 23%. Here 29658 out of total 127158 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 11822 males out of total 63751 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 28% and 17836 out of total 63407 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Bhandaripokhari block is 40133 still 87025 are un-employed. And out of 40133 occupied people 12422 peoples are totally dependent on farming.