Purba Medinipur is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 25 blocks which comes under Purba Medinipur district, and there are total 2998 villages and 20 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Purba Medinipur district is 345 and number of houses in this district is 1020642.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 4649436. Out of total 4649436, male population count is 2397671, where as female population count is 2251765 in Purba Medinipur.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 540905 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 540905 children 278095 are boys and 262810 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Purba Medinipur district is 76%. 3566223 out of total 4649436 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 81% and 1954395 males are literate out of total 2397671 male population, where as female literacy rate is 28% and 1611828 out of total 2251765 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Purba Medinipur district is 23%. 1083213 out of total 4649436 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 18% and 443276 males are illiterate out of total 2397671 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 28% and 639937 out of total 2251765 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Purba Medinipur district is 1765884 and non-working population is 2883552 and out of 1765884 working population 236097 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.