Kurkheda is a Block positioned in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra. Placed in urban part of Maharashtra, it is one among the 12 blocks of Gadchiroli district. According to the administration register, the block number of Kurkheda is 105. The block has 128 villages and there are total 20136 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kurkheda's population is 86073. Out of this, 43582 are males whereas the females count 42491 here. This block has 9511 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 4858 are boys and 4653 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kurkheda block is 72%. 62371 out of total 86073 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 79% as 34578 males out of total 43582 are literate however female literacy rate is 65% as 27793 out of total 42491 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kurkheda block is 27%. Here 23702 out of total 86073 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 20% as 9004 males out of total 43582 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 14698 out of total 42491 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Kurkheda block is 49291 still 36782 are un-employed. And out of 49291 employed individual 14285 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.