Kokasara is a Block positioned in Kalahandi district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Odisha, it is one of the 13 blocks of Kalahandi district. As per the administration records, the block number of Kokasara is 263. The block has 72 villages and there are total 31238 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kokasara's population is 119304. Out of this, 58953 are males while the females count 60351 here. This block has 16375 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 8300 are boys and 8075 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kokasara block is 48%. 57726 out of total 119304 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 60% as 35773 males out of total 58953 are educated however female literacy rate is 36% as 21953 out of total 60351 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kokasara block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 61578 out of total 119304 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 23180 males out of total 58953 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 38398 out of total 60351 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Kokasara block is 61677 while 57627 are non-working. And out of 61677 employed person 9674 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.