Bundwan is a Block located in Puruliya district in West Bengal. Located in urban area of West Bengal, it is one among the 20 blocks of Puruliya district. As per the government records, the block code of Bundwan is 244. The block has 135 villages and there are total 20325 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bundwan's population is 94929. Out of this, 47798 are males whereas the females count 47131 here. This block has 12150 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 6227 are boys and 5923 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bundwan block is 53%. 50810 out of total 94929 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 64% as 31016 males out of total 47798 are educated while female literacy rate is 41% as 19794 out of total 47131 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Bundwan block is 46%. Here 44119 out of total 94929 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 35% as 16782 males out of total 47798 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 58% and 27337 out of total 47131 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Bundwan block is 47396 while 47533 are non-working. And out of 47396 occupied person 5346 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.