Akola is a Block placed in Akola district in Maharashtra. Positioned in urban part of Maharashtra, it is one of the 7 blocks of Akola district. According to the government records, the block code of Akola is 42. The block has 196 villages and there are total 69344 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Akola's population is 308035. Out of this, 159050 are males whereas the females count 148985 here. This block has 34485 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 18167 are boys and 16318 are girls.
Literacy rate in Akola block is 78%. 242131 out of total 308035 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 82% as 131090 males out of total 159050 are literate however female literacy rate is 74% as 111041 out of total 148985 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Akola block is 21%. Here 65904 out of total 308035 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 17% as 27960 males out of total 159050 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 25% and 37944 out of total 148985 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Akola block is 136741 however 171294 are non-working. And out of 136741 working person 21779 peoples are entirely reliant on agriculture.