Khalwa is a Block situated in Khandwa district in Madhya Pradesh. Positioned in rural part of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the 7 blocks of Khandwa district. According to the government records, the block number of Khalwa is 307. The block has 145 villages and there are total 42183 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khalwa's population is 222512. Out of this, 113961 are males whereas the females count 108551 here. This block has 42411 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 21839 are boys and 20572 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khalwa block is 43%. 95909 out of total 222512 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 51% as 58750 males out of total 113961 are literate while female literacy ratio is 34% as 37159 out of total 108551 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Khalwa block is shockingly high -- 56%. Here 126603 out of total 222512 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 55211 males out of total 113961 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 65% and 71392 out of total 108551 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Khalwa block is 106845 whereas 115667 are non-working. And out of 106845 employed person 31327 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.