Khariar is a Block positioned in Nuapada district in Odisha. Situated in rural area of Odisha, it is one among the 5 blocks of Nuapada district. According to the government records, the block code of Khariar is 259. The block has 116 villages and there are total 27956 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khariar's population is 110684. Out of this, 55145 are males whereas the females count 55539 here. This block has 16286 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8252 are boys and 8034 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khariar block is 49%. 55304 out of total 110684 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 61% as 33689 males out of total 55145 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 38% as 21615 out of total 55539 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Khariar block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 55380 out of total 110684 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 21456 males out of total 55145 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 33924 out of total 55539 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Khariar block is 55300 whereas 55384 are un-employed. And out of 55300 occupied individual 9792 persons are entirely reliant on agriculture.