Raipur is a Block situated in Bankura district in West Bengal. Situated in urban part of West Bengal, it is one among the 22 blocks of Bankura district. As per the government records, the block code of Raipur is 223. The block has 206 villages and there are total 37141 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Raipur's population is 171377. Out of this, 87339 are males while the females count 84038 here. This block has 19702 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 10225 are boys and 9477 are girls.
Literacy rate in Raipur block is 63%. 108188 out of total 171377 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 63645 males out of total 87339 are literate however female literacy rate is 53% as 44543 out of total 84038 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Raipur block is 36%. Here 63189 out of total 171377 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 23694 males out of total 87339 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 46% and 39495 out of total 84038 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Raipur block is 78233 while 93144 are non-working. And out of 78233 occupied individual 12513 peoples are completely dependent on farming.