Hirekerur is a Block located in Haveri district in Karnataka. Placed in rural region of Karnataka, it is one of the 7 blocks of Haveri district. According to the administration register, the block number of Hirekerur is 62. The block has 129 villages and there are total 45918 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Hirekerur 's population is 211924. Out of this, 108551 are males whereas the females count 103373 here. This block has 23610 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 12087 are boys and 11523 are girls.
Literacy rate in Hirekerur block is 71%. 151983 out of total 211924 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 78% as 84727 males out of total 108551 are educated while female literacy ratio is 65% as 67256 out of total 103373 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Hirekerur block is 28%. Here 59941 out of total 211924 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 21% as 23824 males out of total 108551 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 36117 out of total 103373 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Hirekerur block is 107017 however 104907 are non-working. And out of 107017 working individual 35457 individuals are completely reliant on farming.