English Bazar is a Block placed in Maldah district in West Bengal. Situated in urban part of West Bengal, it is one of the 15 blocks of Maldah district. As per the administration records, the block code of English Bazar is 65. The block has 135 villages and there are total 58815 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, English Bazar's population is 274627. Out of this, 140932 are males whereas the females count 133695 here. This block has 39721 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 20186 are boys and 19535 are girls.
Literacy rate in English Bazar block is 53%. 148061 out of total 274627 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 57% as 80848 males out of total 140932 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 50% as 67213 out of total 133695 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of English Bazar block is 46%. Here 126566 out of total 274627 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 42% as 60084 males out of total 140932 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 49% and 66482 out of total 133695 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of English Bazar block is 98746 however 175881 are un-employed. And out of 98746 working person 6686 individuals are completely reliant on cultivation.