Canning 2 is a Block located in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Placed in urban region of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the government register, the block code of Canning 2 is 268. The block has 62 villages and there are total 49711 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Canning 2's population is 252523. Out of this, 128438 are males whereas the females count 124085 here. This block has 43455 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 22157 are boys and 21298 are girls.
Literacy rate in Canning 2 block is 55%. 139058 out of total 252523 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 60% as 77784 males out of total 128438 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 49% as 61274 out of total 124085 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Canning 2 block is 44%. Here 113465 out of total 252523 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 50654 males out of total 128438 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 50% and 62811 out of total 124085 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Canning 2 block is 83899 however 168624 are un-employed. And out of 83899 working person 8733 peoples are fully reliant on farming.