Kalimela is a Block located in Malkangiri district in Odisha. Positioned in rural part of Odisha, it is one among the 7 blocks of Malkangiri district. According to the government records, the block number of Kalimela is 314. The block has 146 villages and there are total 26414 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kalimela's population is 118129. Out of this, 58979 are males whereas the females count 59150 here. This block has 20147 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 10177 are boys and 9970 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kalimela block is 42%. 50050 out of total 118129 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 49% as 29407 males out of total 58979 are educated while female literacy rate is 34% as 20643 out of total 59150 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kalimela block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 68079 out of total 118129 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 29572 males out of total 58979 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 65% and 38507 out of total 59150 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Kalimela block is 59881 still 58248 are non-working. And out of 59881 working individual 25459 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.