Podia is a Block placed in Malkangiri district in Odisha. Located in rural part of Odisha, it is one of the 7 blocks of Malkangiri district. According to the administration register, the block code of Podia is 313. The block has 85 villages and there are total 13157 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Podia's population is 57751. Out of this, 28731 are males while the females count 29020 here. This block has 9571 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 4742 are boys and 4829 are girls.
Literacy rate in Podia block is 37%. 21378 out of total 57751 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 43% as 12528 males out of total 28731 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 30% as 8850 out of total 29020 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Podia block is shockingly high -- 62%. Here 36373 out of total 57751 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 56% as 16203 males out of total 28731 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 69% and 20170 out of total 29020 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Podia block is 30189 still 27562 are un-employed. And out of 30189 occupied individual 14881 individuals are fully reliant on agriculture.