Sitalkuchi is a Block situated in Cooch Bihar district in West Bengal. Placed in rural area of West Bengal, it is one of the 12 blocks of Cooch Bihar district. According to the administration records, the block code of Sitalkuchi is 37. The block has 70 villages and there are total 42587 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sitalkuchi's population is 185353. Out of this, 94277 are males whereas the females count 91076 here. This block has 25304 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12885 are boys and 12419 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sitalkuchi block is 60%. 112572 out of total 185353 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 66% as 62693 males out of total 94277 are literate while female literacy rate is 54% as 49879 out of total 91076 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Sitalkuchi block is 39%. Here 72781 out of total 185353 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 31584 males out of total 94277 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 41197 out of total 91076 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Sitalkuchi block is 73277 still 112076 are un-employed. And out of 73277 employed person 35589 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.