Dehlon is a Block placed in Ludhiana district in Punjab. Placed in rural part of Punjab, it is one of the 12 blocks of Ludhiana district. According to the government register, the block code of Dehlon is 59. The block has 74 villages and there are total 25189 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dehlon's population is 129706. Out of this, 68437 are males while the females count 61269 here. This block has 12306 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6708 are boys and 5598 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dehlon block is 72%. 93611 out of total 129706 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 75% as 51992 males out of total 68437 are literate however female literacy rate is 67% as 41619 out of total 61269 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Dehlon block is 27%. Here 36095 out of total 129706 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 24% as 16445 males out of total 68437 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 32% and 19650 out of total 61269 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Dehlon block is 48819 whereas 80887 are non-working. And out of 48819 occupied individual 11071 persons are completely dependent on farming.