Mathurapur 1 is a Block positioned in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Placed in urban part of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the government register, the block code of Mathurapur 1 is 277. The block has 99 villages and there are total 40602 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mathurapur 1's population is 195104. Out of this, 100093 are males whereas the females count 95011 here. This block has 27851 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 14101 are boys and 13750 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mathurapur 1 block is 63%. 123647 out of total 195104 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 69% as 69311 males out of total 100093 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 57% as 54336 out of total 95011 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Mathurapur 1 block is 36%. Here 71457 out of total 195104 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 30782 males out of total 100093 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 40675 out of total 95011 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Mathurapur 1 block is 64219 however 130885 are non-working. And out of 64219 working person 4498 persons are completely reliant on farming.