Kashipur is a Block placed in Puruliya district in West Bengal. Placed in urban area of West Bengal, it is one among the 20 blocks of Puruliya district. As per the administration register, the block code of Kashipur is 232. The block has 212 villages and there are total 40630 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kashipur's population is 200083. Out of this, 101801 are males whereas the females count 98282 here. This block has 23737 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12245 are boys and 11492 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kashipur block is 62%. 125307 out of total 200083 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 74179 males out of total 101801 are literate however female literacy rate is 52% as 51128 out of total 98282 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Kashipur block is 37%. Here 74776 out of total 200083 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 27622 males out of total 101801 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 47154 out of total 98282 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Kashipur block is 82995 while 117088 are un-employed. And out of 82995 employed individual 9210 persons are completely dependent on cultivation.