Shillai is a Block placed in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. Located in rural region of Himachal Pradesh, it is one of the 6 blocks of Sirmaur district. As per the government register, the block code of Shillai is 64. The block has 50 villages and there are total 8173 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shillai's population is 60229. Out of this, 31841 are males whereas the females count 28388 here. This block has 9357 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 4807 are boys and 4550 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shillai block is 57%. 34926 out of total 60229 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 64% as 20534 males out of total 31841 are literate while female literacy ratio is 50% as 14392 out of total 28388 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Shillai block is 42%. Here 25303 out of total 60229 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 35% as 11307 males out of total 31841 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 49% and 13996 out of total 28388 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Shillai block is 37545 yet 22684 are non-working. And out of 37545 occupied individual 18214 persons are totally reliant on agriculture.