Kakdwip is a Block positioned in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Positioned in rural part of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the administration register, the block code of Kakdwip is 284. The block has 39 villages and there are total 60201 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kakdwip's population is 281963. Out of this, 144120 are males while the females count 137843 here. This block has 34715 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 17572 are boys and 17143 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kakdwip block is 68%. 192692 out of total 281963 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 74% as 106726 males out of total 144120 are educated however female literacy rate is 62% as 85966 out of total 137843 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Kakdwip block is 31%. Here 89271 out of total 281963 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 37394 males out of total 144120 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 51877 out of total 137843 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Kakdwip block is 100663 while 181300 are non-working. And out of 100663 employed people 10440 persons are fully reliant on agriculture.