Keshpur is a Block positioned in Paschim Medinipur district in West Bengal. Placed in rural part of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of Paschim Medinipur district. According to the government register, the block number of Keshpur is 298. The block has 634 villages and there are total 68756 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Keshpur's population is 339248. Out of this, 173504 are males whereas the females count 165744 here. This block has 44940 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 22931 are boys and 22009 are girls.
Literacy rate in Keshpur block is 67%. 229218 out of total 339248 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 73% as 128345 males out of total 173504 are literate while female literacy rate is 60% as 100873 out of total 165744 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Keshpur block is 32%. Here 110030 out of total 339248 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 45159 males out of total 173504 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 64871 out of total 165744 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Keshpur block is 131107 while 208141 are non-working. And out of 131107 employed people 39471 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.