Akola is a Block situated in Ahmadnagar district in Maharashtra. Positioned in urban area of Maharashtra, it is one of the 14 blocks of Ahmadnagar district. According to the government register, the block number of Akola is 252. The block has 191 villages and there are total 59284 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Akola's population is 291950. Out of this, 147880 are males while the females count 144070 here. This block has 34854 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 18403 are boys and 16451 are girls.
Literacy rate in Akola block is 65%. 192461 out of total 291950 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 73% as 108873 males out of total 147880 are literate while female literacy rate is 58% as 83588 out of total 144070 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Akola block is 34%. Here 99489 out of total 291950 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 39007 males out of total 147880 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 60482 out of total 144070 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Akola block is 154135 whereas 137815 are non-working. And out of 154135 employed person 84227 peoples are entirely reliant on agriculture.