Panskura is a Block situated in Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. Placed in rural region of West Bengal, it is one among the 25 blocks of Purba Medinipur district. According to the administration records, the block code of Panskura is 317. The block has 230 villages and there are total 62854 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Panskura 's population is 283303. Out of this, 145563 are males while the females count 137740 here. This block has 32726 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 16790 are boys and 15936 are girls.
Literacy rate in Panskura block is 73%. 209614 out of total 283303 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 116589 males out of total 145563 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 67% as 93025 out of total 137740 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Panskura block is 26%. Here 73689 out of total 283303 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 28974 males out of total 145563 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 32% and 44715 out of total 137740 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Panskura block is 130131 still 153172 are un-employed. And out of 130131 working people 21092 individuals are completely dependent on cultivation.