Gairsain is a Block located in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand. Located in rural area of Uttarakhand, it is one among the 10 blocks of Chamoli district. According to the administration records, the block code of Gairsain is 15. The block has 230 villages and there are total 13095 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gairsain's population is 61996. Out of this, 28566 are males while the females count 33430 here. This block has 9463 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 4925 are boys and 4538 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gairsain block is 66%. 41324 out of total 61996 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 76% as 21716 males out of total 28566 are educated while female literacy ratio is 58% as 19608 out of total 33430 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Gairsain block is 33%. Here 20672 out of total 61996 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 23% as 6850 males out of total 28566 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 13822 out of total 33430 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Gairsain block is 28595 yet 33401 are non-working. And out of 28595 employed people 16327 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.