Paparahandi is a Block situated in Nabarangapur district in Odisha. Located in rural part of Odisha, it is one among the 10 blocks of Nabarangapur district. According to the administration register, the block number of Paparahandi is 289. The block has 89 villages and there are total 30680 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Paparahandi's population is 134145. Out of this, 65981 are males while the females count 68164 here. This block has 23769 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 12095 are boys and 11674 are girls.
Literacy rate in Paparahandi block is 36%. 49400 out of total 134145 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 44% as 29632 males out of total 65981 are literate however female literacy rate is 29% as 19768 out of total 68164 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Paparahandi block is shockingly high -- 63%. Here 84745 out of total 134145 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 55% as 36349 males out of total 65981 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 48396 out of total 68164 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Paparahandi block is 65906 yet 68239 are non-working. And out of 65906 employed people 10763 peoples are completely dependent on farming.