Dharamgarh is a Block situated in Kalahandi district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Odisha, it is one of the 13 blocks of Kalahandi district. As per the government records, the block code of Dharamgarh is 261. The block has 79 villages and there are total 36048 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dharamgarh's population is 139359. Out of this, 69994 are males whereas the females count 69365 here. This block has 19346 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 9984 are boys and 9362 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dharamgarh block is 48%. 67373 out of total 139359 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 60% as 42571 males out of total 69994 are educated however female literacy rate is 35% as 24802 out of total 69365 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Dharamgarh block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 71986 out of total 139359 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 27423 males out of total 69994 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 44563 out of total 69365 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Dharamgarh block is 70825 still 68534 are non-working. And out of 70825 working individual 12124 persons are completely dependent on agriculture.