Matiali is a Block positioned in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. Situated in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 7 blocks of Jalpaiguri district. According to the government register, the block code of Matiali is 15. The block has 31 villages and there are total 25251 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Matiali's population is 117540. Out of this, 60109 are males whereas the females count 57431 here. This block has 14127 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 7153 are boys and 6974 are girls.
Literacy rate in Matiali block is 58%. 69264 out of total 117540 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 67% as 40649 males out of total 60109 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 49% as 28615 out of total 57431 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Matiali block is 41%. Here 48276 out of total 117540 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 19460 males out of total 60109 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 50% and 28816 out of total 57431 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Matiali block is 50196 while 67344 are un-employed. And out of 50196 working individual 1820 persons are entirely dependent on farming.