Shiggaon is a Block located in Haveri district in Karnataka. Placed in rural area of Karnataka, it is one among the 7 blocks of Haveri district. As per the government register, the block code of Shiggaon is 57. The block has 92 villages and there are total 28118 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shiggaon 's population is 137174. Out of this, 70703 are males whereas the females count 66471 here. This block has 17974 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9342 are boys and 8632 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shiggaon block is 64%. 89076 out of total 137174 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 71% as 50223 males out of total 70703 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 58% as 38853 out of total 66471 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Shiggaon block is 35%. Here 48098 out of total 137174 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 20480 males out of total 70703 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 41% and 27618 out of total 66471 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Shiggaon block is 65683 yet 71491 are un-employed. And out of 65683 employed people 21733 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.