Sorab is a Block positioned in Shivamogga district in Karnataka. Positioned in rural area of Karnataka, it is one of the 7 blocks of Shivamogga district. According to the government register, the block number of Sorab is 84. The block has 306 villages and there are total 44100 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sorab 's population is 189477. Out of this, 95507 are males while the females count 93970 here. This block has 21366 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 10831 are boys and 10535 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Sorab block is 69%. 131204 out of total 189477 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 75% as 72180 males out of total 95507 are literate while female literacy ratio is 62% as 59024 out of total 93970 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Sorab block is 30%. Here 58273 out of total 189477 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 23327 males out of total 95507 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 37% and 34946 out of total 93970 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Sorab block is 98790 whereas 90687 are non-working. And out of 98790 employed individual 38197 peoples are completely dependent on farming.