Egra 2 is a Block placed in Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. Positioned in rural part of West Bengal, it is one of the 25 blocks of Purba Medinipur district. According to the administration records, the block code of Egra 2 is 339. The block has 117 villages and there are total 39034 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Egra 2's population is 178763. Out of this, 92578 are males while the females count 86185 here. This block has 19596 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 10036 are boys and 9560 are girls.
Literacy rate in Egra 2 block is 76%. 137635 out of total 178763 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 82% as 76759 males out of total 92578 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 70% as 60876 out of total 86185 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Egra 2 block is 23%. Here 41128 out of total 178763 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 17% as 15819 males out of total 92578 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 29% and 25309 out of total 86185 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Egra 2 block is 67057 while 111706 are non-working. And out of 67057 working individual 12417 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.