Shirhatti is a Block located in Gadag district in Karnataka. Situated in rural area of Karnataka, it is one of the 5 blocks of Gadag district. As per the administration records, the block code of Shirhatti is 39. The block has 87 villages and there are total 29964 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shirhatti 's population is 146305. Out of this, 74682 are males while the females count 71623 here. This block has 18800 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 9692 are boys and 9108 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shirhatti block is 61%. 90281 out of total 146305 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 70% as 52559 males out of total 74682 are educated while female literacy rate is 52% as 37722 out of total 71623 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Shirhatti block is 38%. Here 56024 out of total 146305 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 22123 males out of total 74682 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 33901 out of total 71623 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Shirhatti block is 74475 yet 71830 are un-employed. And out of 74475 employed individual 20152 peoples are completely dependent on farming.