Dharwad is a Block located in Dharwad district in Karnataka. Situated in rural area of Karnataka, it is one of the 5 blocks of Dharwad district. As per the administration records, the block code of Dharwad is 41. The block has 118 villages and there are total 46493 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dharwad's population is 232765. Out of this, 119544 are males whereas the females count 113221 here. This block has 31020 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 15950 are boys and 15070 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dharwad block is 61%. 143794 out of total 232765 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 69% as 82559 males out of total 119544 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 54% as 61235 out of total 113221 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Dharwad block is 38%. Here 88971 out of total 232765 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 36985 males out of total 119544 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 51986 out of total 113221 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Dharwad block is 111461 yet 121304 are non-working. And out of 111461 occupied individual 34911 peoples are totally dependent on farming.