Kolnara is a Block placed in Rayagada district in Odisha. Situated in rural area of Odisha, it is one of the 11 blocks of Rayagada district. According to the government records, the block number of Kolnara is 280. The block has 199 villages and there are total 16734 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kolnara's population is 73839. Out of this, 35556 are males while the females count 38283 here. This block has 10012 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5125 are boys and 4887 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kolnara block is 42%. 31174 out of total 73839 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 52% as 18607 males out of total 35556 are literate however female literacy rate is 32% as 12567 out of total 38283 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Kolnara block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 42665 out of total 73839 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 47% as 16949 males out of total 35556 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 25716 out of total 38283 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Kolnara block is 35530 while 38309 are non-working. And out of 35530 occupied person 6175 peoples are completely dependent on farming.