Bhawanipatna is a Block located in Kalahandi district in Odisha. Positioned in rural region of Odisha, it is one among the 13 blocks of Kalahandi district. According to the administration register, the block number of Bhawanipatna is 268. The block has 283 villages and there are total 42207 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bhawanipatna's population is 170527. Out of this, 85252 are males while the females count 85275 here. This block has 24722 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12728 are boys and 11994 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bhawanipatna block is 49%. 83648 out of total 170527 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 59% as 50756 males out of total 85252 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 38% as 32892 out of total 85275 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Bhawanipatna block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 86879 out of total 170527 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 34496 males out of total 85252 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 52383 out of total 85275 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Bhawanipatna block is 81037 yet 89490 are non-working. And out of 81037 working people 13486 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.