Puruliya is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 20 blocks which comes under Puruliya district, and there are total 2667 villages and 25 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Puruliya district is 340 and number of houses in this district is 535602.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 2763943. Out of total 2763943, male population count is 1411401, where as female population count is 1352542 in Puruliya.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 392421 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 392421 children 200855 are boys and 191566 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Puruliya district is 54%. 1505164 out of total 2763943 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 66% and 935142 males are literate out of total 1411401 male population, where as female literacy rate is 57% and 570022 out of total 1352542 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Puruliya district is 45%. 1258779 out of total 2763943 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 33% and 476259 males are illiterate out of total 1411401 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 57% and 782520 out of total 1352542 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Puruliya district is 1195100 and non-working population is 1568843 and out of 1195100 working population 166346 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.