Dewal is a Block positioned in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand. Situated in rural area of Uttarakhand, it is one among the 10 blocks of Chamoli district. According to the administration register, the block code of Dewal is 14. The block has 74 villages and there are total 5180 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dewal's population is 23925. Out of this, 11508 are males while the females count 12417 here. This block has 3438 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 1849 are boys and 1589 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dewal block is 68%. 16376 out of total 23925 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 76% as 8850 males out of total 11508 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 60% as 7526 out of total 12417 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Dewal block is 31%. Here 7549 out of total 23925 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 23% as 2658 males out of total 11508 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 39% and 4891 out of total 12417 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Dewal block is 11366 still 12559 are non-working. And out of 11366 occupied people 6649 persons are fully dependent on farming.