Forest Block is a village located in Kangan Block of Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Positioned in rural region of Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 39 villages of Kangan Block of Ganderbal district. According to the administration register, the village code of Forest Block is 2925. The village has 2390 families.
According to Census 2011, Forest Block's population is 14975. Out of this, 8304 are males whereas the females count 6671 here. This village has 3145 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 1681 are boys and 1464 are girls.
Literacy rate in Forest Block village is 26%. 3953 out of total 14975 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 33% as 2807 males out of total 8304 are educated while female literacy rate is 17% as 1146 out of total 6671 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Forest Block village is shockingly high -- 73%. Here 11022 out of total 14975 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 66% as 5497 males out of total 8304 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 82% and 5525 out of total 6671 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed person of Forest Block village is 5397 while 9578 are non-working. And out of 5397 employed individual 233 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.