Bishamakatak is a Block located in Rayagada district in Odisha. Situated in urban part of Odisha, it is one of the 11 blocks of Rayagada district. According to the administration register, the block number of Bishamakatak is 276. The block has 308 villages and there are total 21759 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bishamakatak's population is 92490. Out of this, 43945 are males whereas the females count 48545 here. This block has 14013 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7185 are boys and 6828 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bishamakatak block is 41%. 38143 out of total 92490 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 50% as 22395 males out of total 43945 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 32% as 15748 out of total 48545 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Bishamakatak block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 54347 out of total 92490 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 21550 males out of total 43945 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 32797 out of total 48545 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Bishamakatak block is 47771 still 44719 are un-employed. And out of 47771 working person 7782 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.