Patharpratima is a Block placed in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Placed in rural region of West Bengal, it is one among the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the government register, the block number of Patharpratima is 287. The block has 92 villages and there are total 69641 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Patharpratima's population is 331823. Out of this, 169422 are males while the females count 162401 here. This block has 42021 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 21389 are boys and 20632 are girls.
Literacy rate in Patharpratima block is 71%. 237955 out of total 331823 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 77% as 131063 males out of total 169422 are literate however female literacy rate is 65% as 106892 out of total 162401 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Patharpratima block is 28%. Here 93868 out of total 331823 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 38359 males out of total 169422 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 55509 out of total 162401 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Patharpratima block is 141001 whereas 190822 are un-employed. And out of 141001 occupied person 17007 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.