Mawai is a Block located in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh. Positioned in rural region of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the 9 blocks of Mandla district. As per the government register, the block code of Mawai is 233. The block has 142 villages and there are total 23391 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mawai's population is 98775. Out of this, 49028 are males while the females count 49747 here. This block has 15872 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8030 are boys and 7842 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mawai block is 48%. 48322 out of total 98775 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 57% as 28361 males out of total 49028 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 40% as 19961 out of total 49747 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Mawai block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 50453 out of total 98775 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 42% as 20667 males out of total 49028 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 59% and 29786 out of total 49747 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Mawai block is 54372 whereas 44403 are un-employed. And out of 54372 working person 22681 peoples are completely dependent on farming.