Gandia is a Block positioned in Dhenkanal district in Odisha. Situated in rural part of Odisha, it is one of the 8 blocks of Dhenkanal district. According to the administration register, the block code of Gandia is 153. The block has 195 villages and there are total 36196 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gandia's population is 152180. Out of this, 77558 are males while the females count 74622 here. This block has 18828 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10011 are boys and 8817 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gandia block is 67%. 102172 out of total 152180 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 72% as 56599 males out of total 77558 are literate however female literacy rate is 61% as 45573 out of total 74622 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Gandia block is 32%. Here 50008 out of total 152180 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 20959 males out of total 77558 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 29049 out of total 74622 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Gandia block is 55291 while 96889 are non-working. And out of 55291 occupied people 8348 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.