Rayagada is a Block located in Gajapati district in Odisha. Positioned in rural part of Odisha, it is one among the 7 blocks of Gajapati district. According to the government records, the block code of Rayagada is 219. The block has 223 villages and there are total 16190 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Rayagada's population is 70866. Out of this, 34083 are males whereas the females count 36783 here. This block has 11093 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5559 are boys and 5534 are girls.
Literacy rate in Rayagada block is 41%. 29414 out of total 70866 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 50% as 17204 males out of total 34083 are literate while female literacy rate is 33% as 12210 out of total 36783 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Rayagada block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 41452 out of total 70866 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 16879 males out of total 34083 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 66% and 24573 out of total 36783 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Rayagada block is 39808 whereas 31058 are non-working. And out of 39808 employed individual 6360 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.