Balisankara is a Block situated in Sundargarh district in Odisha. Positioned in rural area of Odisha, it is one of the 17 blocks of Sundargarh district. According to the government records, the block code of Balisankara is 33. The block has 101 villages and there are total 21656 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Balisankara's population is 85690. Out of this, 42087 are males whereas the females count 43603 here. This block has 10922 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5620 are boys and 5302 are girls.
Literacy rate in Balisankara block is 58%. 50498 out of total 85690 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 66% as 27778 males out of total 42087 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 52% as 22720 out of total 43603 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Balisankara block is 41%. Here 35192 out of total 85690 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 14309 males out of total 42087 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 20883 out of total 43603 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Balisankara block is 43825 whereas 41865 are non-working. And out of 43825 occupied people 6791 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.