Canning 1 is a Block positioned in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Located in urban area of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the government records, the block number of Canning 1 is 267. The block has 61 villages and there are total 64041 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Canning 1's population is 304724. Out of this, 155126 are males while the females count 149598 here. This block has 44344 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 22824 are boys and 21520 are girls.
Literacy rate in Canning 1 block is 60%. 184241 out of total 304724 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 66% as 103611 males out of total 155126 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 53% as 80630 out of total 149598 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Canning 1 block is 39%. Here 120483 out of total 304724 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 51515 males out of total 155126 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 46% and 68968 out of total 149598 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Canning 1 block is 108848 still 195876 are non-working. And out of 108848 occupied individual 10586 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.