Potashpur 1 is a Block placed in Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. Placed in urban area of West Bengal, it is one of the 25 blocks of Purba Medinipur district. According to the administration records, the block number of Potashpur 1 is 324. The block has 140 villages and there are total 40659 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Potashpur 1's population is 173377. Out of this, 89555 are males while the females count 83822 here. This block has 19008 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 9816 are boys and 9192 are girls.
Literacy rate in Potashpur 1 block is 76%. 132781 out of total 173377 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 81% as 73302 males out of total 89555 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 70% as 59479 out of total 83822 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Potashpur 1 block is 23%. Here 40596 out of total 173377 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 16253 males out of total 89555 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 29% and 24343 out of total 83822 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Potashpur 1 block is 73194 however 100183 are non-working. And out of 73194 occupied individual 17330 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.