Bicholim is a Block located in North Goa district in Goa. Positioned in urban area of Goa, it is one of the 6 blocks of North Goa district. According to the government records, the block code of Bicholim is 4. The block has 24 villages and there are total 15197 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bicholim's population is 67318. Out of this, 34089 are males while the females count 33229 here. This block has 6668 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 3362 are boys and 3306 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Bicholim block is 79%. 53453 out of total 67318 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 84% as 28682 males out of total 34089 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 74% as 24771 out of total 33229 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy ratio of Bicholim block is 20%. Here 13865 out of total 67318 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 15% as 5407 males out of total 34089 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 25% and 8458 out of total 33229 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Bicholim block is 25698 whereas 41620 are un-employed. And out of 25698 employed person 1632 individuals are completely dependent on farming.