Malkangiri 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 records, the block number of Malkangiri is 311. The block has 87 villages and there are total 14509 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Malkangiri's population is 66967. Out of this, 32747 are males while the females count 34220 here. This block has 12375 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6147 are boys and 6228 are girls.
Literacy rate in Malkangiri block is 40%. 26869 out of total 66967 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 48% as 16008 males out of total 32747 are educated while female literacy rate is 31% as 10861 out of total 34220 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Malkangiri block is shockingly high -- 59%. Here 40098 out of total 66967 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 51% as 16739 males out of total 32747 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 68% and 23359 out of total 34220 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Malkangiri block is 35323 still 31644 are un-employed. And out of 35323 employed individual 15896 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.