Sainthia is a Block placed in Birbhum district in West Bengal. Placed in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 19 blocks of Birbhum district. As per the government records, the block code of Sainthia is 108. The block has 231 villages and there are total 46552 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sainthia's population is 195349. Out of this, 100141 are males whereas the females count 95208 here. This block has 22721 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 11569 are boys and 11152 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sainthia block is 63%. 124849 out of total 195349 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 69% as 69920 males out of total 100141 are literate however female literacy rate is 57% as 54929 out of total 95208 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Sainthia block is 36%. Here 70500 out of total 195349 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 30221 males out of total 100141 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 40279 out of total 95208 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Sainthia block is 80788 yet 114561 are non-working. And out of 80788 employed people 14553 peoples are totally reliant on cultivation.