Kaliachak 3 is a Block located in Maldah district in West Bengal. Located in urban part of West Bengal, it is one among the 15 blocks of Maldah district. As per the government records, the block code of Kaliachak 3 is 69. The block has 75 villages and there are total 69545 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kaliachak 3's population is 359071. Out of this, 184213 are males whereas the females count 174858 here. This block has 64163 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 32619 are boys and 31544 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kaliachak 3 block is 44%. 159712 out of total 359071 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 49% as 90816 males out of total 184213 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 39% as 68896 out of total 174858 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kaliachak 3 block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 199359 out of total 359071 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 93397 males out of total 184213 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 105962 out of total 174858 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Kaliachak 3 block is 160395 whereas 198676 are un-employed. And out of 160395 working people 16937 peoples are entirely reliant on cultivation.