Potashpur 2 is a Block situated in Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. Located in rural region of West Bengal, it is one among the 25 blocks of Purba Medinipur district. As per the administration register, the block number of Potashpur 2 is 325. The block has 151 villages and there are total 40105 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Potashpur 2's population is 175056. Out of this, 90319 are males whereas the females count 84737 here. This block has 20438 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10518 are boys and 9920 are girls.
Literacy rate in Potashpur 2 block is 76%. 133742 out of total 175056 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 81% as 73495 males out of total 90319 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 71% as 60247 out of total 84737 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Potashpur 2 block is 23%. Here 41314 out of total 175056 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 16824 males out of total 90319 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 28% and 24490 out of total 84737 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Potashpur 2 block is 66729 while 108327 are un-employed. And out of 66729 working people 14412 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.