Shimoga is a Block placed in Shivamogga district in Karnataka. Situated in rural region of Karnataka, it is one among the 7 blocks of Shivamogga district. As per the government register, the block number of Shimoga is 88. The block has 214 villages and there are total 41592 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shimoga 's population is 184674. Out of this, 93244 are males while the females count 91430 here. This block has 20290 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 10370 are boys and 9920 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Shimoga block is 66%. 122937 out of total 184674 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 71% as 67134 males out of total 93244 are educated however female literacy rate is 61% as 55803 out of total 91430 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Shimoga block is 33%. Here 61737 out of total 184674 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 26110 males out of total 93244 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 35627 out of total 91430 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Shimoga block is 82825 whereas 101849 are un-employed. And out of 82825 occupied person 23813 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.