Burdwan 2 is a Block positioned in Barddhaman district in West Bengal. Located in urban area of West Bengal, it is one among the 31 blocks of Barddhaman district. According to the government register, the block code of Burdwan 2 is 137. The block has 89 villages and there are total 36438 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Burdwan 2's population is 152939. Out of this, 77276 are males whereas the females count 75663 here. This block has 15593 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7872 are boys and 7721 are girls.
Literacy rate in Burdwan 2 block is 66%. 101806 out of total 152939 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 72% as 56305 males out of total 77276 are educated while female literacy rate is 60% as 45501 out of total 75663 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Burdwan 2 block is 33%. Here 51133 out of total 152939 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 20971 males out of total 77276 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 30162 out of total 75663 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Burdwan 2 block is 64356 while 88583 are non-working. And out of 64356 occupied people 6361 individuals are totally reliant on farming.