Thanesar is a Block located in Kurukshetra district in Haryana. Placed in rural part of Haryana, it is one among the 5 blocks of Kurukshetra district. As per the administration register, the block code of Thanesar is 20. The block has 112 villages and there are total 42369 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Thanesar's population is 221448. Out of this, 116704 are males while the females count 104744 here. This block has 28827 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 15773 are boys and 13054 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Thanesar block is 63%. 141650 out of total 221448 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 70% as 82137 males out of total 116704 are literate however female literacy rate is 56% as 59513 out of total 104744 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Thanesar block is 36%. Here 79798 out of total 221448 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 34567 males out of total 116704 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 43% and 45231 out of total 104744 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Thanesar block is 80012 while 141436 are non-working. And out of 80012 working people 18410 individuals are fully dependent on cultivation.