Chandahandi is a Block located in Nabarangapur district in Odisha. Situated in rural region of Odisha, it is one among the 10 blocks of Nabarangapur district. According to the administration records, the block number of Chandahandi is 286. The block has 89 villages and there are total 18833 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chandahandi's population is 73953. Out of this, 36460 are males while the females count 37493 here. This block has 11343 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5636 are boys and 5707 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chandahandi block is 41%. 30904 out of total 73953 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 54% as 19958 males out of total 36460 are literate while female literacy rate is 29% as 10946 out of total 37493 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Chandahandi block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 43049 out of total 73953 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 45% as 16502 males out of total 36460 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 26547 out of total 37493 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Chandahandi block is 37882 still 36071 are non-working. And out of 37882 occupied individual 10904 persons are fully reliant on agriculture.