Khalikote is a Block situated in Ganjam district in Odisha. Located in rural region of Odisha, it is one among the 22 blocks of Ganjam district. According to the government records, the block number of Khalikote is 201. The block has 219 villages and there are total 35472 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khalikote's population is 169171. Out of this, 86601 are males while the females count 82570 here. This block has 22238 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 11698 are boys and 10540 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khalikote block is 57%. 97158 out of total 169171 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 67% as 58068 males out of total 86601 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 47% as 39090 out of total 82570 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Khalikote block is 42%. Here 72013 out of total 169171 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 28533 males out of total 86601 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 43480 out of total 82570 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Khalikote block is 70978 while 98193 are non-working. And out of 70978 employed person 11839 individuals are completely dependent on farming.