Korkunda is a Block placed in Malkangiri district in Odisha. Positioned in rural part of Odisha, it is one of the 7 blocks of Malkangiri district. According to the government register, the block number of Korkunda is 312. The block has 188 villages and there are total 27861 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Korkunda's population is 126371. Out of this, 62246 are males while the females count 64125 here. This block has 23072 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 11528 are boys and 11544 are girls.
Literacy rate in Korkunda block is 38%. 48162 out of total 126371 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 46% as 28911 males out of total 62246 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 30% as 19251 out of total 64125 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Korkunda block is shockingly high -- 61%. Here 78209 out of total 126371 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 53% as 33335 males out of total 62246 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 69% and 44874 out of total 64125 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Korkunda block is 64599 still 61772 are non-working. And out of 64599 occupied people 26959 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.