Falta is a Block placed in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Positioned in urban part of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. As per the administration register, the block code of Falta is 272. The block has 133 villages and there are total 57153 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Falta's population is 249561. Out of this, 127665 are males while the females count 121896 here. This block has 28715 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 14620 are boys and 14095 are girls.
Literacy rate in Falta block is 68%. 170430 out of total 249561 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 73% as 93829 males out of total 127665 are educated however female literacy rate is 62% as 76601 out of total 121896 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Falta block is 31%. Here 79131 out of total 249561 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 33836 males out of total 127665 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 45295 out of total 121896 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Falta block is 88608 however 160953 are non-working. And out of 88608 working individual 6478 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.