Bagmundi is a Block situated in Puruliya district in West Bengal. Situated in rural part of West Bengal, it is one of the 20 blocks of Puruliya district. As per the government records, the block number of Bagmundi is 239. The block has 142 villages and there are total 27508 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bagmundi's population is 135579. Out of this, 69520 are males whereas the females count 66059 here. This block has 21992 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 11273 are boys and 10719 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bagmundi block is 47%. 64939 out of total 135579 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 60% as 42019 males out of total 69520 are literate while female literacy rate is 34% as 22920 out of total 66059 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Bagmundi block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 70640 out of total 135579 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 27501 males out of total 69520 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 65% and 43139 out of total 66059 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Bagmundi block is 63235 whereas 72344 are non-working. And out of 63235 occupied individual 11159 individuals are fully dependent on agriculture.