Gunupur is a Block located in Rayagada district in Odisha. Positioned in urban area of Odisha, it is one among the 11 blocks of Rayagada district. As per the government register, the block code of Gunupur is 283. The block has 129 villages and there are total 18139 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gunupur's population is 81041. Out of this, 39784 are males while the females count 41257 here. This block has 12773 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 6526 are boys and 6247 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gunupur block is 41%. 33320 out of total 81041 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 50% as 19977 males out of total 39784 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 32% as 13343 out of total 41257 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Gunupur block is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 47721 out of total 81041 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 19807 males out of total 39784 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 27914 out of total 41257 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Gunupur block is 41794 while 39247 are un-employed. And out of 41794 working person 9269 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.