Osian is a Block positioned in Jodhpur district in Rajasthan. Situated in rural part of Rajasthan, it is one among the 10 blocks of Jodhpur district. According to the administration records, the block number of Osian is 113. The block has 199 villages and there are total 55441 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Osian's population is 342408. Out of this, 178272 are males whereas the females count 164136 here. This block has 64427 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 34069 are boys and 30358 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Osian block is 47%. 164084 out of total 342408 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 60% as 108645 males out of total 178272 are educated while female literacy rate is 33% as 55439 out of total 164136 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Osian block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 178324 out of total 342408 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 69627 males out of total 178272 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 66% and 108697 out of total 164136 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Osian block is 154676 still 187732 are non-working. And out of 154676 working people 69292 peoples are completely reliant on cultivation.