Cooch Behar 1 is a Block located in Cooch Bihar district in West Bengal. Placed in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 12 blocks of Cooch Bihar district. As per the administration register, the block code of Cooch Behar 1 is 30. The block has 146 villages and there are total 76550 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Cooch Behar 1's population is 326558. Out of this, 168185 are males whereas the females count 158373 here. This block has 40683 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 20952 are boys and 19731 are girls.
Literacy rate in Cooch Behar 1 block is 67%. 218872 out of total 326558 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 121165 males out of total 168185 are educated however female literacy rate is 61% as 97707 out of total 158373 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Cooch Behar 1 block is 32%. Here 107686 out of total 326558 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 47020 males out of total 168185 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 60666 out of total 158373 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Cooch Behar 1 block is 134573 however 191985 are non-working. And out of 134573 occupied individual 30381 individuals are completely dependent on cultivation.