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State - West Bengal District - Darjiling Local Language - Bengali

About Mirik Block

Mirik is a Block positioned in Darjiling district in West Bengal. Placed in rural region of West Bengal, it is one among the 12 blocks of Darjiling district. As per the government records, the block code of Mirik is 7. The block has 21 villages and there are total 9962 houses in this Block.

Population of Mirik Block

As per Census 2011, Mirik's population is 46374. Out of this, 23394 are males while the females count 22980 here. This block has 3902 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 2045 are boys and 1857 are girls.

Literacy rate of Mirik Block

Literacy rate in Mirik block is 74%. 34334 out of total 46374 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 18873 males out of total 23394 are literate while female literacy rate is 67% as 15461 out of total 22980 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Mirik block is 25%. Here 12040 out of total 46374 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 4521 males out of total 23394 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 32% and 7519 out of total 22980 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Mirik Block

The count of occupied person of Mirik block is 17353 still 29021 are un-employed. And out of 17353 occupied person 1677 individuals are totally reliant on farming.

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