Dantan 2 is a Block placed in Paschim Medinipur district in West Bengal. Situated in rural part of West Bengal, it is one among the 29 blocks of Paschim Medinipur district. As per the administration records, the block number of Dantan 2 is 315. The block has 128 villages and there are total 32809 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dantan 2's population is 155017. Out of this, 79543 are males whereas the females count 75474 here. This block has 17923 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9175 are boys and 8748 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dantan 2 block is 72%. 113040 out of total 155017 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 78% as 62675 males out of total 79543 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 66% as 50365 out of total 75474 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Dantan 2 block is 27%. Here 41977 out of total 155017 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 21% as 16868 males out of total 79543 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 25109 out of total 75474 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Dantan 2 block is 55914 whereas 99103 are un-employed. And out of 55914 occupied individual 14223 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.