Forest Block is a village placed in Ganderbal Block of Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Positioned in rural region of Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 25 villages of Ganderbal Block of Ganderbal district. As per the administration records, the village code of Forest Block is 2957. The village has 240 families.
According to Census 2011, Forest Block's population is 1457. Out of this, 761 are males while the females count 696 here. This village has 238 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 122 are boys and 116 are girls.
Literacy rate in Forest Block village is 19%. 281 out of total 1457 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 26% as 202 males out of total 761 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 11% as 79 out of total 696 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Forest Block village is shockingly high -- 80%. Here 1176 out of total 1457 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 73% as 559 males out of total 761 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 88% and 617 out of total 696 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed individual of Forest Block village is 316 still 1141 are non-working. And out of 316 working individual 1 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.