Laikera is a Block situated in Jharsuguda district in Odisha. Positioned in rural region of Odisha, it is one among the 5 blocks of Jharsuguda district. According to the government records, the block code of Laikera is 16. The block has 45 villages and there are total 12752 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Laikera's population is 49992. Out of this, 24780 are males while the females count 25212 here. This block has 5180 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 2603 are boys and 2577 are girls.
Literacy rate in Laikera block is 63%. 31934 out of total 49992 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 71% as 17821 males out of total 24780 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 55% as 14113 out of total 25212 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Laikera block is 36%. Here 18058 out of total 49992 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 6959 males out of total 24780 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 44% and 11099 out of total 25212 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Laikera block is 28775 however 21217 are non-working. And out of 28775 working individual 7750 persons are fully dependent on farming.